August 16, 2019
Choices Women's Medical Center's Out of Town program is featured in Thomson Reuters story published on August 15,2019.

As U.S. restrictions tighten, women seeking abortions hit the road

Nearly a half century ago, women with unwanted pregnancies would cross state lines seeking abortions that were legal in New York but banned in many other states across the country. Now new restrictions on abortion access are forcing women in several states to take similar measures and travel far from home to end pregnancies, health-care providers and supporters said. “We’ve had patients from Texas, from Georgia. We’ve had a patient from Alabama,” said Merle Hoffman, who runs Choices Women’s Medical Center, which provides abortions, in New York City.
July 16, 2019
New York City Shows the Way – Will Spend $250,000 for Abortions

New York City Shows the Way – Will Spend $250,000 for Abortions

When some members of the New York City Council heard about all the abortion restrictions being passed by other states, they wanted to do something. One Councilmember, Carlina Rivera, told the NY Times that many in NY felt “helpless.”
July 16, 2019
Wombs for rent? Babies to buy? NOT in New York State!

Wombs for rent? Babies to buy? NOT in New York State!

hoices Founder/President Merle Hoffman joined over 100 women leaders in writing and circulating a powerful letter to NY Governor Cuomo urging him to stop supporting a bill legalizing commercial surrogacy.
July 16, 2019
Choices Administrator Esther Priegue was part of the TelAbortion Project Team, organized by Gynuity Health Project.

Contraception Magazine to Feature Results of New TelAbortion Study

Choices Women’s Medical Center participated in a TelAbortion study organized by Gynuity Health Project. Esther Prigue, LCSW, and Administrator and Head of Counseling at Choices was part of the Project Team. Contraception Magazine will feature results of the study in their upcoming issue.
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