Category Archives: Abortion Stories

We Testify Storytellers’ Statement on Hearing: “The Impact on Women Seeking an Abortion but are Denied Because of an Inability to Pay”

Statement for the Record of We Testify  Hearing: “The Impact on Women Seeking an Abortion but are Denied Because of an Inability to Pay”U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human ServicesDecember 8, 2020As people who had abortions, we know what it is to make the decision to terminate a pregnancy … Continue reading

Ours To Tell

We Testify and Planned Parenthood are proud to debut “Ours to Tell” — a short film about the power that comes with the freedom to access abortion. Directed by Academy Award-winning director Rayka Zehtabchi, produced by Ventureland in association with PRETTYBIRD, and featuring actress and comedian Natasha Rothwell, this film highlights what is at stake … Continue reading

We Testify Texas

It has always been important that our movement lifts the voices of marginalized people who’ve had abortions to help shift the narrative surrounding the procedure, particularly in areas where access is hardest. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of We Testify Texas!   We Testify Texas is a partnership between Texas abortion funds, … Continue reading

Youth Testify

Young people have always been at the forefront of change. Historically, young people have been the ones to envision and create a freer and more compassionate future for their friends and families. That’s why Advocates for Youth and the National Network of Abortion Funds through their storytelling programs 1 in 3 Campaign and We Testify … Continue reading

We Testify Storytellers Saturate the Media During Roe 2018

We Testify Storytellers Saturate the Media During Roe 2018 In 2016, the National Network of Abortion Funds launched We Testify: Our Abortion Stories, a program dedicated to increasing the spectrum of abortion storytellers in the public sphere and shifting the way the media understands the context and complexity of accessing abortion care. Since We Testify … Continue reading

National Network of Abortion Funds, Advocates for Youth & National Abortion Federation Send 42 Abortion Stories to Senate Judiciary Committee Ahead of Gorsuch Hearing

Currently, the Senate is holding hearings for Neil Gorsuch to possibly fill the currently vacant seat on the United States Supreme Court. Protecting the legal right to an abortion is essential to abortion access, particularly after last year’s win in the case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. To illustrate the importance of abortion access to the … Continue reading