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The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of #abortion providers. We unite, represent, and support abortion providers.
21 Aug 19
Today is the 32nd Anniversary of the release of #DirtyDancing-- many people's 1st exposure to #reprojustice. Come, let's talk about it.
For many, #DirtyDancing is their first exposure to reproductive justice. What is #reprojustice? @SisterSong_WOC explains sistersong.net/reproductive-j…
@SisterSong_WOC In case you didn't know, the entire plot of #DirtyDancing is based on what happens when Penny can't access safe, legal abortion care and what it was like pre #RoeVWade.
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26 Jun 19
A pregnant woman was shot in the stomach during a fight. The shooting caused her pregnancy to end. She has been indicted for manslaughter. This is how people-- especially women of color-- are already being punished & having their pregnancies criminalized. al.com/news/birmingha…
Learn more about the existence and enforcement of pregnancy criminalization laws that continue to punish pregnant people and strip them of their rights and dignity: bustle.com/p/the-rising-t…
Our partners at @NAPW have done a great job of tracking (and fighting) incidents of detaining and jailing pregnant people for things that occur related to their pregnancy-- aka the criminalization of pregnancy. Here's an article about one of their reports: theguardian.com/world/2013/jan…
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17 Jan 19
Senator McConnell is speaking on the Senate floor about passing a bill to deny women comprehensive health insurance covering all reproductive needs-- including abortion care. No mention of paying federal employees though. Tell your senators to vote no: bit.ly/NoOnS109
S109 would make the Hyde Amendment permanent-- meaning McConnell is pushing a bill to deny federal employees health insurance coverage of abortion care while blocking bills that would open the government & give them a paycheck. #WheresMitch bit.ly/NoOnS109 #NoOn109
Yesterday, we heard from a federal employee who, due to the #TrumpShutdown & the Hyde Amendment, is not able to afford the abortion care she needs. Fortunately, we were able to help her while she waits for a paycheck. prochoice.org/mcconnell-file… #WheresMitch #BeBoldEndHyde #VoteNo109
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