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NARAL Pro-Choice America on Fifth Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood in Two Months

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

"Here we go again. Another day, another vote to defund Planned Parenthood. Rinse and repeat. There is only one word to describe anti-choice Republicans' attempt to end legal abortion in this country at this point: obsessed. It would be sad if it wasn’t so dangerous. Vote after vote after vote. Thankfully, none of these bills will become law but they are a clear and unquestionable statement on the Republican-led Congress’ priorities."

Today marks the 5th vote to defund Planned Parenthood in two months. At this rate, we’ll be at "Repeal Obamacare" vote numbers soon.


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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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