Queens DA candidate Rory Lancman picks up endorsement from abortion rights pioneer Merle Hoffman. 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.
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.
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 abortion centers in the nation in 1971 in Manhattan. “That’s me,” Ms. Hoffman said, laughing and pointing to the portrait of Britain’s Virgin Queen wearing […]
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 made tremendous sacrifices to ensure that women have a say when sweeping political decisions take place.