Pink and lavender gradient grainy background graphic highlighting a key finding from If/When/How's recently released research on abortion criminalization in the U.S. In the upper right corner is the If/When/How logo. In the center is dark crimson text that reads, "Mapping abortion criminalization." Below is a United States map with states where people have been criminalized for abortion highlighted in dark red. The state are California, Idaho, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Iow, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Mississippi, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, D.C., Pennsylvania, New York, and Massachusetts. Below in crimson text is elaboration on the finding: From 2000 to 2020, If/When/How identified 61 cases of people criminally investigated or arrested for allegedly ending their own pregnancy or helping someone else do so..
08.9.2022  /   If/When/How Staff
61 people have been criminalized for self-managed abortion in the last twenty years. New research from If/When/How shows what the future of abortion criminalization could look like.... Read more
06.24.2022  /   If/When/How Staff
A statement from If/When/How on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.... Read more
If/When/How quote graphic with a black background and a white If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice logo in the upper right corner. Justified to the left is bold white text and teal text for emphasis that reads: My hope is that when, and if, I can bring a child into this world, they are brought up in a country that prioritizes compassion, expands (not limits) healthcare, and trusts folks to be the decision-makers of their own bodies and futures. Below in bold white text is the quote attribution, "Tamara Stein, J.D. Candidate, If/When/How Suffolk Law Chapter Executive Board Member."
01.7.2022  /   If/When/How Guest Voice

by Tamara Stein, If/When/How Suffolk Law Executive Board Member

As someone who has worked in the reproductive justice space and came to law school to further that career, I knew anecdotally how vital reproductive autonomy and accessible healthcare were. It wasn’t until my miscarriage that I experienced firsthand what it means to access this kind of health care. ... Read more
09.1.2021  /   Tayler Tucker
A statement from the staff of If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice.... Read more
07.22.2019  /   webmaster
Abortion access advocates must abandon patronizing and often stigmatizing approaches when supporting young people who seek access to abortion care, according to a first-of-its-kind report released today by If/When/How.... Read more
01.22.2019  /   webmaster
By Jeryl Hayes, J.D., LL.M., If/When/How Movement Building Director

On the Roe anniversary, we have to push ourselves to think beyond the legal framework of Roe to address the current reality of what abortion access looks like in our country today.... Read more
11.21.2018  /   webmaster
By Dena Robinson, J.D., If/When/How Board President

In the 2018 midterm elections, issues of race, racism, and identity permeated electoral contests across the country, and there’s no reason to believe Mississippi is immune.... Read more
10.24.2018  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
By Monica Edwards, J.D., If/When/How Reproductive Justice Fellow at URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity

We simply can’t talk about domestic violence without talking about reproductive justice.... Read more
A woman holds an American flag and a poster that reads "Kava-NOPE"
09.13.2018  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
From Dena Robinson, J.D., If/When/How Board President

We encourage every member of the If/When/How community to continue calling their senators and demanding they vote against allowing Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the highest court in the land.... Read more
A black and white photo of women dressed in black, wearing veils, in the U.S. Senate offices
09.12.2018  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
By Kimya Forouzan, Vice President, If/When/How Board of Directors

Judge Kavanaugh’s decisions will likely harm those who are already marginalized in our society, no matter who he eats lunch with.... Read more