Resources

Policy & Legislation

 

Legislative Handbook

Tools for nurses to contact their elected officials and advocate

Source:  Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

 

Speaking Points: Access to Abortion Care

Source:  Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

 

Six Ways You Can Join the Fight for Abortion Rights

Source: ACLU

 

Act for Abortion Access

Ways to get involved and take action

Source: Planned Parenthood

 

Seven Things You Can Do Right Now for Abortion Rights

Ways to help people seeking care

Source: Center for Reproductive Rights

 

State Actions to Protect and Expand Access to Abortion

How states prepared for the fall of Roe v. Wade

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

 

Abortion Policy in the Absence of Roe

Chart of all 50 states with current status of abortion restriction or protection

Source: Guttmacher Institute

Legal Voice

Progressive feminist organization using the power of the law to make change in the Northwest

Abortion in the US Dashboard

Ongoing research project tracking state abortion policies and litigation 

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

Health

 

Abortion is Essential Health Care

Resources for OBGYNS & partners to connect, engage, and advocate to defend and expand access to abortion at all levels—in their practices, their communities, and their government.

Source: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

 

Restricting Access to Abortion Likely to Lead to Mental Health Harms

Studies show that people who are denied abortions are more likely to experience higher levels of anxiety, lower life satisfaction, and lower self-esteem

Source: American Psychological Association

 

Public Health Paradox

States with the strictest abortion laws have the weakest maternal and child health outcomes

Source: The Commonwealth Fund

 

Penalizing Abortion Providers Has Ripple Effects

Institutional restrictions; effects on the workforce pipeline; worse outcomes for pregnant people

Source: Health Affairs

 

Pandia Health

Online birth control delivered to your home

Black Women’s Health Imperative

The first and only national non-profit solely dedicated to achieving health equity for Black women in America

Now That Roe is Gone: Tips

Dr. Sophia Yen’s quick tips for protecting reproductive health

Source: Twitter/Sophia Yen, MD

Birth Control Options

Finding the method that is right for you

Source: Besider.org

Physicians for Reproductive Rights

Doctors who use evidence, training, and organized action to champion health care rights

 Kellie Stecher, MD

Board-certified OB/GYN, author and advocate

Plan C

Provides up-to-date information on how people in the U.S. are accessing at-home abortion pill options online
 

Navigating Loss of Abortion Services

  • A Large Academic Medical Center Prepares for the Overturn of Roe v. Wade

  • Source: Nejm.org


Self Care Meditation 

Processing the Overturning of Roe v. Wade - Alternate Nostril Breathing

Source: Yoga with Calley

This is Not About Protecting Life

Supreme Court overturn of Roe v. Wade threatens lives of cancer patients, doctors

Source: Cancerletter.com

 

Privacy

 

How Abortion Information and Disinformation Spread Online

Social media companies’ responsibility

Source: Scientific American

 

Privacy Rule and Law Enforcement

How the Privacy Rule allows covered entities to disclose protected health information to law enforcement officials

Source: HHS.gov

Digital Privacy and Security

Security and privacy tips for people seeking an abortion

Source: Eff.org

Digital Health Review

Our mission is to help people protect their data and bodies by providing accurate, unbiased information on health and fitness apps and products

Digital Privacy and Abortion

When it comes to abortion rights, your digital trail matters more than you think

Source: Acluaz.org

Protecting Your Health Information Post Roe: Part 1

Steps for women and practical measures to take action

Source: Mintz.com

Three Things to Know About Insurance Coverage for Abortion

Will your health plan pay for an abortion now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade?

Source: Kaiser Health News

Economics, Business, & Investment

 

How Abortion Bans will Hurt State Economies

Abortion restrictions cost state economies an estimated $105 billion per year and getting rid of all state-level restrictions would increase the national GDP by nearly 0.5%

Source: Forbes

 

Employer’s Guide to Workplace Protections for Abortion-Related Decisions

Summary of federal laws and health insurance

Source: Fisher Phillips

 

How Abortions Bans Could Hurt Women at Work

Economic and social implications

Source: Vox
 

Choix

Compassionate, affordable & safe access to abortion care

The Shifting Data Privacy Landscape For Femtech & Beyond

The shifting privacy practices and policies of health technology companies

Source: meddeviceonline.com

The Devastating Economic Impacts of an Abortion Ban

The overturning of Roe v. Wade would seriously hinder women’s education, employment, and earning prospects

Source: Newyorker.com