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Merle Hoffman Endorses Pro-Choice Rory Lancman for Queens District Attorney

Choices would like to share an article from the NY Daily News featuring Merle Hoffman speaking about why she endorses Rory Lancman for Queens District Attorney.

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In Jamaica, a Nondescript Facility Is a Women’s Health ‘Oasis’

Queens Daily Eagle part one in a series about Choices Women’s Medical Center, a women-owned and -operated outpatient medical facility that prides itself on offering compassionate reproductive healthcare for patients in the heart of Jamaica, Queens.

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Mandy Singhara, Merle Hoffman, Phyllis Chesler

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A Modern Day Abortion Rights Crusader

Merle Hoffman’s 46-year fight for women’s health By Judy D’Mello | May 17, 2018 – 12:24pm An enormous oil painting of Queen Elizabeth I hangs, rather fittingly, over a fireplace of Tudor-era proportions in the Northwest Woods house of Merle Hoffman, a pioneer in women’s reproductive health care who established one of the first ambulatory […]

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Merle Hoffman: Courage In The Face Of Hate

Queens Tribune April 12, 2018: Top News BY TRONE DOWD   Activist and journalist Merle Hoffman had been instrumental in the fight for women’s healthcare and reproductive rights long before the conversation was being had on a national scale. For more than 40 years, Hoffman has found various means and made tremendous sacrifices to ensure […]

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State sues Jamaica abortion protesters

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is suing 14 people, including two women with ties to a Woodhaven church, over allegations that they have repeatedly blocked or obstructed access to a Jamaica clinic that provides medical services to women including abortions.

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State AG sues to protect patients, staff of Queens women’s health facility

“I have been on the front lines of this struggle for women’s rights and women’s freedom for nearly 50 years,” she said in a statement. “I have endured bomb threats, death threats, multiple evictions and the maiming and murder of colleagues and friends. And I am still here because I made a vow to my […]

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NY attorney general sues anti-abortion groups for harassing patients outside Queens clinic

“The law guarantees women the right to control their own bodies and access the reproductive health care they need, without obstruction,” Schneiderman said. “We’ll do what it takes to protect those rights for women across New York.”

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New York Just Took The First Steps In Ending Abortion Clinic Harassment

This is a major win for abortion access. Schneiderman said in a statement, “The law guarantees women the right to control their own bodies and access the reproductive health care they need, without obstruction. We’ll do what it takes to protect those rights for women across New York.”

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AG Schneiderman sues pro-life protesters who harass patients at women’s clinic in Queens

The state’s top law enforcement officer is asking a federal judge for an injunction against pro-life protesters who harass patients and spew death threats at supporters and staff at a women’s clinic in Queens.

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