Merle Hoffman

Merle Hoffman is an award-winning journalist, activist, and women’s health care pioneer. In 1971, she founded Choices, one of the first ambulatory abortion centers, which has become one of the nation’s largest women’s medical facilities. She is the founder of the New York Pro-Choice Coalition and a co-founder of the National Abortion Federation. She is also the publisher of On the Issues, an online feminist magazine of independent, critical thinking.