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09.1.2022  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
If/When/How asked Melissa Shube to tell us how she and her colleagues at The Lawyering Project are challenging forced parental involvement laws and TRAP laws... Read more
09.1.2022  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
If/When/How asked Jess Braverman, Legal Director at Gender Justice, to tell us how her organization is challenging forced parental involvement laws to ensure young folks in Minnesota have access to the care they need.... Read more
Bold statement graphic for Youth Abortion Access Week with an If/When/How logo in the upper right corner. The background is a mustard yellow with primrose centered text that reads, “Young people are capable of making their own decisions about their bodies and lives.” To the left of the “og” is a multicolored butterfly and flowting of the period that ends the statement is a multicolored butterfly below and to the right.
08.30.2022  /   If/When/How Staff
Abortion is still a human right, and young people should have full autonomy over their own pregnancy, birthing, and parenting decisions.... Read more
Bold statement graphic for If/When/How's gifth annual Youth Abortion Access Week. The graphic has an If/When/How logo in the upper right corner. The background is three different colored stripes with each stripe highlighting a part of the statement. The top is a light blue with dark purple text and reads, "If your activism comes with an asterisk." The next stripe is pink with red text that reads, "excluding young people under 18." And ends in a stripe of dark purple with pink text,"then you do not stand for abortion rights for all."
08.29.2022  /   If/When/How Staff
If there is going to be a future for abortion access, it must be a future in which all people have true access to confidential abortion care, including young people under 18 years old.... Read more
07.30.2021  /   webmaster
We filed suit in state court in Baton Rouge, challenging a Louisiana law that will delay or even preclude abortion access for young people by implementing harmful restrictions that limit young people’s access to the court system.... Read more
07.29.2021  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in nationwide shutdowns, including court closures. The closing of state courts presented new challenges for young people seeking abortion access through the judicial bypass process, leaving young people and their advocates with even more barriers to navigate.... Read more
07.29.2021  /   webmaster
If/When/How asked Jess Braverman, Legal Director at Gender Justice, to tell us how her organization is challenging forced parental involvement laws to ensure young folks in Minnesota have access to the care they need.... Read more
07.29.2021  /   webmaster
If/When/How asked Melissa Shube to tell us how she and her colleagues at The Lawyering Project are challenging forced parental involvement laws and TRAP laws... Read more
07.24.2020  /   webmaster
Here's what's happened with forced parental involvement laws across the country over the last year.... Read more
07.24.2020  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
If/When/How talks with Micaela Stevenson, a medical student at the University of Michigan and board member at MOASH, the Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health.... Read more