Dray v. Staten Island University Hospital et al.

Rinat Dray, was forced to have cesarean surgery over her express objections. With NAPW’s help, Ms. Dray obtained significant media coverage of her situation and filed a lawsuit against the hospital and two physicians. In its defense, the hospital argues that since a woman in New York can be prohibited from having an abortion after a certain point in her pregnancy, she may also be denied every other right including the right to bodily integrity and the right to refuse surgery.

Vote November 8th to ensure respect for pregnant women

On Tuesday, November 8th we hope that you will vote. When you do, please keep these facts in mind:

1. Women already face punishment for having and attempting to have abortions

On August 31, 2016, Purvi Patel finally walked out of the Indiana Women's Prison, after fighting a conviction and 20-year sentence for attempting to have an abortion.

NAPW Achieving Justice in These Unjust Times

Despite national and international developments that make many of us feel less than hopeful, NAPW has had a number of victories that remind us of the need to celebrate the accomplishments we have had.

FL: Jennifer Goodall vs. Comprehensive Women’s Health et al.

FL: Jennifer Goodall vs. Comprehensive Women’s Health et al.
July 24, 2014
Goodall Complaint
Motion for TRO and Proposed form of TRO
Goodall Memo
Declaration of Howard Minkoff with Exhibits
Declaration of Hytham Imseis with Exhibits
Declaration of Jennifer Goodall with Exhibits
Declaration of Mary Faith Marshall with Exhibits
Order Denying Temporary Restraining Order

Press Statement: Florida Doctor Threat of Arrest of Pregnant Woman Dangerous and Without Legal Authority

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION
March 6, 2013

CONTACT: Farah Diaz-Tello
212-255-9252 ext. 31

National Advocates for Pregnant Women
Press Statement
Florida Doctor Threat of Arrest of Pregnant Woman Dangerous and Without Legal Authority

Tampa, Florida: Ms. Lisa Epsteen, a Florida woman who is pregnant, reached out today to National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW) for advice.