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September 16th, 2016

NNAF Member Organizations Speak Out on Hyde Amendment's Impact

On the 40th Anniversary of the discriminatory Hyde Amendment, NNAF member organizations are speaking out about the localized impact of the harmful policy, and imaginaing their work without this huge barrier to reproductive justice. 

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Categories: Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund, economic justice, Funds, Hyde Amendment, Hyde16, Joan Bechhofer Fund, Lilith Fund, Network for Reproductive Options, Texas Equal Access Fund

August 9th, 2016

It's Time For Another Taco or Beer Challenge!

What do tacos and beers have to do with abortions? They're all part of the Taco or Beer Challenge! It's easy and fun:

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August 1st, 2016

We are proud to announce We Testify: Our Abortion Stories, a new intersectional leadership program!

Today, the National Network of Abortion Funds is launching We Testify, an abortion storyteller leadership program with an accompanying website to further shift the culture around abortion experiences. Read our origin story here.

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July 9th, 2016

Relentless, racist violence must end.

This week our nation has witnessed relentless and unspeakable racist violence targeted at Black families. People murdered within minutes as if they aren’t worthy of the most basic human rights.

 

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June 28th, 2016

Tonight! Telephone Town Hall with Repro Movement Leaders

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has handed down their decision on the case challenging Texas abortion restrictions, join us for a special telephone town hall featuring Amy Hagstrom Miller of Whole Woman's Health, Wendy Davis and leaders of national reproductive health, rights and justice organizations, including our very own Executive Director Yamani Hernandez. RSVP and get call info here.

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Categories: SCOTUS, unfair laws

June 27th, 2016

Our Statement on the Supreme Court Decision on WWH v. Hellerstedt

The National Network of Abortion Funds applauds the Supreme Court’s 5-3 decision to uphold our constitutional right to abortion by striking down HB2, a law designed to shut down abortion clinics in the state of Texas.

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June 16th, 2016

Our Statement on the Orlando Mass Shooting: We will continue to love.

We will continue to love.

A note of solidarity for the LGBTQIA community.

 

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April 21st, 2016

56 People of Color Who Have Had Abortions Send Letter to Congress Denouncing Racist and Sexist Anti-Abortion Ban

We, the undersigned 56 people of color, write to you with concerns as to the future of access to
safe abortion care and the needs of people seeking abortions. We are appalled at the introduction
of H.R. 4924, the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), which is yet another attempt to
deny abortion care to people of color, in particular, Asian American and Pacific Islanders
(AAPI), Black people, and [email protected] As people of color who have had abortions, we are
vehemently opposed to this legislation... [Read More]

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Categories: unfair laws

April 6th, 2016

TEA Fund: Donald Trump says we should punish for abortion – but we already do

On Wednesday, Donald Trump – a candidate for the GOP nomination for the 2016 presidential race – said that “there has to be some form of punishment” for women who have abortions. As the executive director of the Texas Equal Access Fund, an abortion fund providing assistance to low-income people in North Texas seeking access to abortion, I found this statement appalling. I also know that it illustrates an underlying driving force behind anti-choice ideology: misogyny. The idea that women ought to be punished for having sex or for choosing an alternative path to what society has conceived of as traditional gender roles is nothing new. It’s just very rare that anyone says it so brazenly.

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Categories: Texas Equal Access Fund