For Immediate Release
NARAL Pro-Choice America Stands with Planned Parenthood
WASHINGTON - Sasha Bruce, Senior Vice President at NARAL Pro-Choice America released the following statement:
“Simply put, millions of women turn to Planned Parenthood every year for health care and when they are looking for a judgement-free environment to make critical medical decisions. Planned Parenthood has been their trusted provider known for the quality of their care and standing up for women’s rights for over 100 years.
"The heavily edited videos recently released are further evidence of the manipulative lengths that anti-choice extremists will go to make sure every door closes on women who need reproductive health care, and ban abortion entirely. Americans aren’t fooled by deceit and manipulation; the truth of who has women’s best interests at heart is clear, and it’s not anti-choice extremists.
“We know the real agenda of organizations behind videos like this, and they have never been concerned with protecting the health and safety of women. Their mission is to ban abortion completely and cut women off from care at Planned Parenthood and other health centers.
"NARAL Pro-Choice America is proud to stand with Planned Parenthood and will continue fighting for the 2.7 million Americans who rely on this organization every year.”
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NARAL Pro-Choice America and its network of state affiliates are dedicated to protecting and expanding reproductive freedom for all Americans. NARAL works to guarantee that every woman has the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. In recognition of its work defending our constitutional right to choose, Fortune Magazine described NARAL as "one of the top 10 advocacy groups in America."