Whole Woman’s Health Alliance Supports Mayor Buttigieg’s Decision to Veto Organization’s Attempt to Open

April 27, 2018 – (PRESS STATEMENT) 
The following statement was issued by Whole Woman’s Health Alliance:
“Today, we applaud Mayor Pete Buttigieg for standing up for what is right and putting women and families of South Bend first. This veto shows that he is  listening to the community and ensuring access to quality healthcare is available.

Whole Woman’s Health of South Bend is committed to providing comprehensive reproductive healthcare services with expert medical staff and physicians. We have enjoyed participating in open and honest conversations with key community leaders, community members and local allies and we look forward to continuing to build those lasting relationships as we continue the process of providing care to those that need it. As members of the South Bend community, and with broad support locally, Whole Woman’s Health of South Bend will always uphold the values of dignity, respect and compassion in the medical care we provide.”

Whole Woman’s Health Alliance (WWHA) is working to strategically shift the stigma around abortion care in our culture and is committed to fostering open and honest conversations, lifting up all communities and transforming the abortion care environment. WWHA is a 501(c)3 organization leading powerful stigma eradication, culture change and community education work across the United States. The work is rooted in and informed by direct service work delivering high quality abortion care in many communities across the country. WWHA’s largest programs are the operation of clinics in Austin, Texas, Charlottesville, Virginia and South Bend, Indiana where we have opened new clinics in challenging places where access to quality abortion care is under attack.
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