• Texas-SB8

    Texas SB8 — The Fight Continues

    Texas’s SB8 is the most extreme abortion law in 50 years. Yes, this unprecedented & unconstitutional law is devastating for people who need abortions. Remember, it will also be devastating for those who are pregnant & do not need an abortion. (Read More)

    NAPW will be here to continue our work to ensure that no one is arrested or dehumanized because they have the capacity for pregnancy, are pregnant, or because of any pregnancy outcome — birth, pregnancy loss, or abortion. Please support the people and orgs working on the ground in Texas. Donate to TX abortion funds.

  • New Report On Abortion Laws and Criminalization

    Read this NACDL report, with a foreword from NAPW’s Executive Director Lynn Paltrow, which analyzes the impact of overturning Roe v. Wade on prosecuting those providing, receiving, or assisting with abortions.


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NAPW DEFENDS AND ADVOCATES FOR THE RIGHTS, health, and dignity of pregnant and parenting women

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NAPW combines legal advocacy, public education and organizing to achieve a country in which no one is arrested, shamed, or denied constitutional or human rights because they have the capacity for pregnancy, are pregnant, or because of any outcome of their pregnancies — including births, miscarriages, stillbirths and abortions. NAPW is committed to advancing the equal rights and personhood of all pregnant people including those most likely to be targeted for arrest, detention, and blame — low income women, women of color, and drug-using women.

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CASE UPDATE: NAPW Files Renewed Motion to Dismiss in Lauderdale County, AL Based on Unprecedented and Unconstitutional Theory Regarding Pregnancy, Chronic Pain, and Prescription Drug Use

NAPW has filed a renewed Motion to Dismiss (MTD) on behalf of our client Kim Blalock, an Alabama mother who was charged with prescription fraud for taking ...

NAPW Defends PEOPLE WHO ARE PREGNANT AND...

These issues are in fact interconnected and all of NAPW’s work reflects this.

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How we defend and advance the rights
and dignity of people with the capacity for pregnancy

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