SisterReach and HFTN Joint Statement: State Mandated Drug Program Fails Women in Poverty

By Allison Glass on 22-January-15 15:54. Comments ([!Jot?&docid=`256`&action=`count-comments`!])
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“We cannot expect mothers struggling with drug addiction to be successful in their rehabilitation if they are forced into situations - in a recovering economy – causing unnecessary stress and anxiety for them. The punitive measures are already insufficient and out of step with medical expertise. Factor in poverty and a criminal record and you have barriers for mothers to succeed,” said Cherisse A. Scott, founder & CEO of SisterReach.

HFTN Celebrates Roe vs. Wade, Endorses Women's Health Protection Act

By Allison Glass on 21-January-15 08:23. Comments ([!Jot?&docid=`253`&action=`count-comments`!])
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Healthy and Free TN is proud to join advocates and health professionals throughout the country in endorsing the federal Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) which is being reintroduced today, one day before the forty-second anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case affirming the legal right to abortion. While abortion is still legal under the constitution, the ability to access care is under attack, as we know first hand here in Tennessee.