Last night, in a 5–4 decision, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that allows Texas’s six-week abortion ban, SB8, to remain in effect. This harmful law allows anti-abortion extremists to sue providers, clinics, and anyone who helps another person access abortion, and is specifically designed to intimidate clinic staff and…

Today, Texas’s Senate Bill 8 (SB8) — an extreme anti-abortion law — goes into effect. The law bans abortion around six weeks of pregnancy — and it allows anyone, anywhere to use lawsuits to harass anyone who provides or assists Texans in getting an abortion after that point. …

The Supreme Court announced on Monday it has accepted Mississippi’s request to review Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case challenging the state’s unconstitutional ban on abortion care after 15 weeks. With a 6–3 conservative majority, the SCOTUS review could have a far-reaching impact on Roe v. Wade and…

Yesterday, Derek Chauvin was found guilty of George Floyd’s murder. We hold Floyd’s loved ones in our thoughts, and understand that while the verdicts represent consequences for Chauvin, that is not the same thing as justice. …

As of November 13, 2020

Independent abortion clinics provide the majority of abortion care in the United States, serving three out of every five people who have an abortion. These clinics provide care when and where others do not — operating in the most politically hostile states for abortion access…

Text on a teal and purple background reads You can get an abortion. Help is available.

This election season, voters in Louisiana and Colorado were faced with ballot measures related to abortion.

Along with millions of people who fight for what is right, Abortion Care Network is mourning the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, feeling gratitude for the decades of work she did, and grappling with a “justice” system that is not just.

We are grateful for the ways in which…

We are celebrating a win at the Supreme Court, and remain focused on our vision

Yesterday, the Supreme Court released a decision in the June Medical vs. Russo case, striking down Louisiana’s medically unnecessary admitting privileges law. …

Abortion Care Network condemns anti-Black police violence and commits to anti-racism

Police brutality and state-sanctioned violence are systemic crises that endanger every Black person in this country, including Black people who seek abortion care and Black abortion care providers. …

Our world, our nation, and our communities are facing uncertainty, instability, and a rising healthcare crisis due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Amid the crisis, the message that Abortion Care Network (ACN) continues to hear from our members is this: We are here.

Abortion Care Network members — independent clinics…

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Abortion Care Network supports independent abortion care providers in the United States. www.facebook.com/abortioncarenetwork or on Twitter @AbortionCare

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