Heartbeat Act is Heartless Act

Abortion, Get Involved, Reproductive Rights

On Wednesday, September 1, SB8 is set to go into effect in Texas. This law, Senate Bill 8, is designed to exploit obscure legal loopholes to flagrantly fly in the face of the constitutional right to privacy in reproductive health care that was solidified by the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling in 1973. The law puts a bounty […]

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Celebrating MFP’s Dedicated Nurse Practitioners

Belfast Family Planning NP Julie Jenkins accepts NAF award

Abortion, Birth Control, Health Care, Reproductive Justice, Reproductive Rights, Title X

It’s National Nurses Week! That means it’s time to celebrate the compassionate, dedicated, and expert nurse practitioners who work at Maine Family Planning’s 18 clinics statewide. Our NPs are the backbone of our health care organization. They provide birth control, wellness exams, STD testing and treatment, cancer screenings, HIV prophylaxis, and some aspects of abortion […]

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Maine Moves Closer to Equitable Abortion Access

Paper applications for health insurance coverage, arrayed on a surface with a pen

Abortion, Get Involved, Health Care, Medicaid, Reproductive Justice, Reproductive Rights

LD 820, An Act To Prevent Discrimination in Public and Private Insurance Coverage for Pregnant Women in Maine, was passed out of the legislature’s Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee this week. That’s great news! Thank you to everyone who showed up at the state house for the hearing or contacted the committee about this […]

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