Statement from Amy Hagstrom Miller: “Today, my heart is filled with hope”

Hello, My name is Amy Hagstrom Miller, Founder and CEO of Whole Woman’s Health. We are the lead plaintiff in this case. I own and operate 8 high quality independent abortion care clinics in 5 states – Texas, Illinois, Minnesota, New Mexico and Maryland. Today is an exciting day for Whole Woman’s Health. We have …

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We think birth control is for everyone.

Recently the Supreme Court heard Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, a case concerning a key provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that required employers’ health insurance plans to offer contraceptive coverage for their employees. Hobby Lobby, who officially won the case yesterday, sued to be exempted from the provision due to the “deeply held religious beliefs” of their …

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On Buffer Zones and the First Amendment

Today the Supreme Court is hearing arguments in McCullen v Coakley, a case in which anti-choice protesters claim that a Massachusetts buffer zone law requiring picketers to stay at least 35 feet from a clinic entrance violates their right to free speech. Should the high court side with McCullen and others, places like Portland, Maine, Colorado, Pittsburgh and …

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5 Days Left: The First Lawsuit Against HB2 is Done.

As you may know, we spent the past two-and-a-half days in federal court fighting two provisions of House Bill 2. Before we go into talking about how the trial went, here’s some information on the two specific provisions that we are helping sue the state over:  A provision to require physicians providing abortion services to obtain …

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