Reproductive Rights and Justice
NOW is working toward accessible reproductive health care for all women and LGBTQIA+ people. NOW fully supports safe and legal abortion, affordable and effective birth control and other contraception, medication abortion, telemedicine for reproductive care, and reproductive health education for all. We fiercely oppose attempts to restrict reproductive freedom through underhanded legislation and regulations.
Watch the video below and understand why.
This Bisexual Health Awareness Month, Women Deserve More from their Healthcare Providers
Kavanaugh: A Threat to Women and Our Constitutional Right to Privacy
TRAPPED: A New Must See Documentary about Targeted Regulations of Abortion Providers
We Won’t Stop Fighting to Protect Medication AbortionStatement by National NOW President Christian F. Nunes WASHINGTON–Today’s action by the U.S. Supreme Court to maintain FDA approval of mifepristone while an appeal of a lower court’s ban moves forward and gives millions of women breathing room—for n Read more … Read more...
Appeals Court Ruling Is Still an Attack on Medication AbortionStatement by National NOW President Christian F. Nunes WASHINGTON–A ruling from the most conservative federal appeals court in the U.S. has allowed the abortion pill mifepristone to remain available, but with severe restrictions that continue the att Read more … Read more...
Texas Abortion Pill Ruling: What You Need to KnowThe National Organization for Women called the ruling “another grim curtain on the bodily autonomy and reproductive health care rights of women”. Read more...
ISSUE ADVISORY: Risks of Pregnancy Should Not be Minimized
As the abortion debate rages on, abortion rights opponents are quick to point out supposed risks associated with abortion; but rarely do they mention the sobering reality of what following through with a pregnancy can mean to a woman.
Keeping Track of Possible Supreme Court Abortion Cases
President Trump made it perfectly clear that one of his priorities in nominating justices was their likeliness to overturn Roe v. Wade.
ISSUE ADVISORY: CASES CHALLENGING ROE V. WADE APPROACH SUPREME COURT – PART TWO
One of the cases on this list more likely to reach the Supreme Court is Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Inc.
ISSUE ADVISORY: Two Years into Trump’s Presidency, Cases Challenging Roe v. Wade Approach Supreme Court – Part One
Trump’s Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch showed their true colors and antagonism towards abortion rights in the Supreme Court’s February 7th decision of granting a stay on the Louisiana law in June Medical Services v. Gee.