Vicki Saporta

National Abortion Federation

Vicki Saporta is the President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF). She is an expert on public policy issues, reproductive health, and anti-abortion violence and has effectively advocated with legislators and law enforcement officials on behalf of providers and women.

In California, A Measure To Expand Access to Safe Abortion Care Fails

In late February, California Sen. Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego) introduced a bill in the state Senate that would allow nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and nurse midwives (CNMs) to provide first trimester aspiration abortion care. Sen. Kehoe withdrew the bill Friday because it lacked enough votes to pass a key legislative committee.