Tag Archives: Nicole Portnov

H.R. 7 Threatens to Make the Hyde Amendment Part of the U.S. Code, Further Compromising Access to Abortion for Low Income Women and Women of Color

NICOLE PORTNOV – On January 13, 2017, H.R. 7—the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017—was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, and by January 24, it had passed by a vote of 238 to 183. The bill adds to the U.S. Code the provisions known collectively as […]

The HB1411 Registration Requirement: Chilling Speech or the Set Up for a Gag Rule in Florida?

NICOLE PORTNOV – The Mexico City Policy, first put in place from 1985 to 1993, stipulated that non-governmental organizations abroad receiving U.S. assistance could not use separately obtained funds to educate the public, or the government in their countries of operation, on the need to make safe abortion available, advocate for the provision of legal […]