“Access to quality healthcare — including abortion — is a right, not a luxury reserved for those lucky enough to live in an area with multiple healthcare options. My life shouldn’t be put at risk because of a hospital’s non-medical, ideological restrictions.”
Last week, NARAL volunteer Maddie M. testified in front of the California legislature sharing her story of how the time-sensitive care she needed to treat an ectopic pregnancy was significantly delayed because of the restrictive policies of her local hospital allowing them to deny her timely care. Her incredible testimony ensured CA representatives heard from people impacted by denials of care, proving that storytelling is a powerful tool in the fight for reproductive freedom.
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