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The Newswomen's Club of New York has awarded Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Merle Hoffman its prestigious 2010 Front Page Award for political commentary.
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How do we support access to abortion services?
What can be done to support access to abortion services? On the next Your Call we'll talk about guaranteeing the legacy of Dr. George Tiller, assassinated in his church for providing abortions to women who wanted them. Eight abortion providers have been killed in the last thirty years and 87 percent of U.S. counties have no abortion provider. What is it like to provide women with constitutionally protected health care? What help do providers need? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.
Gloria Feldt, Former national president and CEO of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America; Michelle Goldberg, Author of The Means Of Reproduction: Sex, Power, And The Future Of The World; Jennifer Baumgardner, Author of Abortion And Life; Merle Hoffman, Director of CHOICES Women's Medical Center on Long Island; Megan J. Peterson, Deputy director of the National Network of Abortion Funds
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