Archive for May, 2012

May 31, 2012

National Coalition of Immigrant Women’s Statement on PRENDA House Vote

Vote down of PRENDA a win for immigrant women Bill stigmatized women of color, encouraged scrutiny of women’s choices. (New York, NY)—We applaud the members of Congress who stood up for women’s health by voting down the “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act,” known as PRENDA. As organizations representing thousands of women of color, and as women of […]

May 30, 2012

What PRENDA Would Mean to Women

by Miriam Yeung (NAPAWF), Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas (National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health), and Eleanor Hinton Hoytt (Black Women’s Health Imperative) For article on Huffington Post, click here.  On Wednesday, May 30, the United States House of Representatives will consider the “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act.” Known as “PRENDA,” the latest version of the bill (there have been […]

May 30, 2012

“PRENDA the Pretenda:” H.R. 3541 Is An Attack on Asian American Women, and We Know It

by Miriam Yeung, Executive Director of NAPAWF on RH Reality Check For article on RH Reality Check, click here.  Before the clock runs out on another Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, anti-choice legislators have decided to send the Asian American community home with a parting gift. This Wednesday, HR 3541, the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) will […]