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  1. We Act! For Women

    By: Aislinn Canarr, Board Member, and Advocacy Committee Chair  Earlier this month, I joined Andrea Irwin, the Center’s Executive Director, to travel to Washington, DC to take part in a national day of advocacy – Act! For Women, in support of the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA).  There we joined forces with a contingent from Grandmothers for… read more…

  2. Transgender Day of Visibility

    At Mabel Wadsworth Center, our interns are responsible for updating the bulletin board in our waiting room once a month. Past topics have included healthy relationships, safer sex, abortion stories and more. In case you haven’t had the chance to visit us recently, you can read about our bulletin board here.  This post is by… read more…

  3. Letter to Our Senators: Please Oppose S. 2311

    January 23, 2018 Dear Senator: I strongly urge you to oppose S. 2311, the so-called “Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.” As Maine’s first public abortion provider, Mabel Wadsworth Center has helped women across Maine access important reproductive health services, including abortion, since 1994. We know firsthand how important abortion care is to our region… read more…

  4. Almost half a century after Roe v. Wade, abortion rights still under attack

    By Aislinn Canarr and Andrea Irwin, Special to the Bangor Daily News • January 18, 2018 Monday marks the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the U.S., a historic moment for women’s advancement. Despite nearly a half century of legal precedent protecting and even expanding a woman’s… read more…

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