Access Is Everything: Mind the Gap: Why do we fund abortions? Listen to members of the National Network of Abortion Funds tell you why abortion access matters, in their own words.
The Stories That Stay With Us: We asked members of the National Network of Abortion Funds about the women they've helped whose stories have stayed with them.
These are their stories.
Abortion Funds Help Make Roe a Reality: On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade affirmed the right to an abortion. Three years later, the Hyde Amendment banned Medicaid coverage of abortion, denying that right to low-income women. Abortion funds help to fill the gap between the legal right to an abortion and the ability to access it.