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abortion facts
One in three American women will have an abortion by age 45. Abortion is one of the safest medical procedures provided in the United States and Canada today.
Get these and other facts about abortion.
abortion myths
For years, anti-choice proponents have used misinformation to mislead the public about abortion and the women who choose it. More
Abortion has had a long and turbulent history in North America and the right to a safe and legal abortion is not yet secure.

Every woman's experience is unique. Here, read the stories of real women who have chosen to let the world hear their voices. More
Too many women face unnecessary barriers when seeking abortion services. Sometimes these barriers are legal or economic - other times they are barriers of culture or language. NAF works to ensure access to quality abortion care for all women. More
Abortion providers offer quality care to women in the face of hostility, harassment, and threats of violence. Reproductive health care providers are forced to undertake comprehensive security measures to keep staff and patients safe. More
Today, policies regarding legal abortion in the U.S. are being debated everywhere from the halls of Congress to the street corners of our smallest towns. A better understanding of the history of abortion in America can help provide a context for making sound policy for the future. More

'Becky found someone operating outside the law who would help her. Becky had a back alley abortion. Indiana's parental involvement law ultimately led our daughter to her death.' -Bill and Karen Bell

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