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November 21, 2018

Reports from Russia

For decades, Merle Hoffman has taken great interest in the state of reproductive care in Russia. On her last trip, she brought a delegation from Choices, state-of-the-art abortion technology, and her profound concept of Patient Power. Years later, she is still encouraging women to embrace themselves as experts of their own experiences.
November 21, 2018
October 2018 is Domestic Violence Awareness month; Choices Women's Medical Center

Tie a Purple Ribbon for Domestic Violence

The Choices October 2018 Newsletter covers the topics of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, GOOD MENTAL HEALTH ESSENTIAL FOR OVERALL HEALTH By Merle Hoffman, TODAY MOSCOW—TOMORROW THE WORLD, ENDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, and Recent Visitors to Choices.
November 20, 2018
September 2018 newsletter for Choices Medical

Sexual Health – A Good Start for School

A Good Combo: Sexual Health Awareness and Back-to-School Message From Merle September is Sexual Health Awareness Month. Obviously, sexual health is something for every day, not just one month, but I applaud all efforts to promote good sexual health practices and education for everyone, of all ages. And it’s especially important in this back-to-school month, in particular, for youth in middle and high school. These years have always been fraught with anxiety and upset about so many things, including peer […]
November 19, 2018
ACTIVISM, Choices Stands Firm Despite Court Ruling newsletter on August 8, 2018

Choices Stands Firm Despite Court Ruling

My Urgent Message now is to assure all of you in our Choices community and the broader reproductive rights/reproductive justice movement, that Choices Women’s Medical Center will never retreat from our commitment to continue to provide the very best and most comprehensive women’s healthcare.
August 3, 2018
Volunteer escorts welcome women outside Choices and shield them from anti-abortion protesters, rain, snow or shine.


Is New York supportive of abortion rights? As one of the first states to legalize it and as a state considered the “Abortion Capital of America,” one might think so. But if you looked at what happens at Choices every Saturday morning you could have another view. Even before I moved to our current location on Jamaica Avenue in 2012, the large organized anti-abortion protests began.
August 3, 2018
A reproductive rights activist for 46 years, Choices clinic founder Merle Hoffman said Judge Amon’s use of loaded language like “pro-abortion movement” in the decision betrays an inherently anti-choice viewpoint.

Federal Judge Sides With New York Anti-Choice Protesters, Dismissing Clinic Workers’ Testimony as ‘Unreliable’

A federal district court judge last week denied a preliminary injunction to prevent anti-choice protesters from demonstrating outside Choices Women's Medical Center, saying they did not “harass, annoy, or alarm” people during Saturday protests that have become routine since 2012.
July 11, 2018


Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court has dire implications across the board, including the real possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned.
June 7, 2018
June is Gay Pride Month... Choices is Proud to be a Safe Haven for LGBTQ People

June is Gay Pride Month… Choices is Proud to be a Safe Haven for LGBTQ People

June is Gay Pride Month! Choices is Proud to be a Safe Haven for LGBTQ People. Finding an LGBTQ-friendly doctor should not be a stressful experience – but too often it still is. NPR recently reported that 18 percent of all LGBTQ people in the US don’t go to physicians for fear of discrimination.
October 18, 2017
Merle Hoffman with members of the Women's Action Group

October 2017 – Choices in the News

Choices' October 2017 newsletter announces New Services to Begin for Women in Prison, New York Political Leaders Visit Choices, and Merle Hoffman with members of the new Women's Action Group.
April 7, 2017

Before Roe There Was Choices: February 2017 Newsletter

Before Roe, there was Choices Women's Medical Center. Choices has always welcomed women from other cities and states. In fact, our very first patient was from New Jersey. Today our out-of-town program is more important than ever with the new restrictions on abortion worldwide.
February 2, 2017

Why I am NOT Marching this Saturday: January 2017 Newsletter

December 24, 2016

New Services for a New Year: December 2016 Newsletter

November 22, 2016

Message from Merle Hoffman: November 2016 Newsletter

October 23, 2016

Choices Has Purple Power: October 2016 Newsletter

July 20, 2016

July 2016 Choices Newsletter: New Services – Total Healthcare for Women

July 20, 2016

June 2016 Choices Newsletter: Choices TransCare

June 27, 2016

June 2016 Newsletter: Choices Expands to Meet Needs of Trans Community

May 16, 2016

Meet Choices’ Women Providers: May 2016

April 26, 2016


March 16, 2016

March 2016 Newsletter

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