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NARAL Pro-Choice America on Speaker Boehner's Resignation: The GOP Just Got More Extreme

WASHINGTON - Said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America:

"Today's anti-choice minority in the GOP is so extreme, even a staunchly anti-choice Speaker Boehner cannot withstand the pressure of trying to prevent them from sabotaging their entire party in the eyes of voters. The fact that they would push their own leader out over an issue that 7 in 10 Americans want their hands off of is telling. If even Boehner can’t stop his own party from holding the government hostage to cut women’s access to critical health care by attempting to defund Planned Parenthood, they will self-destruct."


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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."

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