NARAL Pro-Choice America

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."

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, February 08, 2012
NARAL Pro-Choice America Calls on Congress to Back Off Attacks on Insurance Coverage of Birth Control
NARAL Pro-Choice America today launched a multifaceted nationwide mobilization campaign to galvanize public support for the Obama administration’s policy ensuring insurance coverage of contraception for millions of Americans.
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Newswire article
Wednesday, December 07, 2011
HHS Decision on Plan B® a Blow to Sound Science and Young Women’s Health
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, expressed profound disappointment with the Secretary of Health and Human Services’ decision to overrule a recommendation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to follow medical experts’ recommendations and thus remove a restriction on the Plan B® emergency contraceptive.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Rep. Trent Franks’ Latest Anti-Choice Attack Takes Politics to a New Low
Today, the House Judiciary subcommittee on the Constitution will hold a hearing on a bill introduced by anti-choice Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) that could erect new barriers to reproductive-health care for women and perpetuate stereotypes about immigrant communities and communities of color.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Message to President Obama: Stand Strong in Support of Women’s Access to Contraception
As President Obama arrives in the Granite State, the state’s leading pro-choice political and grassroots organization called on the commander-in-chief to resist pressure from anti-contraception groups asking the administration to allow some employers to block insurance plans from covering birth control.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Sen. DeMint Injects Anti-Choice Politics into Appropriations Bill
Less than a week after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass an extreme anti-choice bill, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) has filed an anti-choice amendment to an appropriations bill related to agriculture, transportation, housing, and other programs. The Senate could take action on this measure as early as today.
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Newswire article
Monday, August 01, 2011
Obama Administration Scores Victory for Sound Science and Women’s Access to Contraception
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, commended Health and Human Services Secretary (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius for accepting an expert panel’s recommendation that family planning be considered preventive health care. Now, newly issued insurance plans must cover the full range of Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved contraception at no cost.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
NARAL Pro-Choice America Endorses Bill Guaranteeing Women’s Access to Birth Control at the Pharmacy
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, praised Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) for re-introducing the Access to Birth Control (ABC) Act, a bill to ensure that women receive their birth control at the pharmacy counter.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
The Promise of No-Cost Birth Control for Women Moves One Step Closer to Reality
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, praised a panel of medical experts for recommending that health-insurance plans cover a full range of Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved contraception at no cost.
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Newswire article
Friday, July 15, 2011
NARAL Pro-Choice America Praises Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women’s Services Act
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, praised Rep. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) for their continued efforts to forward legislation that would give the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) the authority to protect women from anti-choice “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs) that use deceptive advertising practices.
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Newswire article
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Sen. Orrin Hatch Trades Credibility for Anti-Abortion Politics
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, called on members of the Senate Finance Committee to keep anti-abortion politics out of the debate over a Korean trade agreement by rejecting a far-reaching anti-choice amendment offered by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). Sen. Hatch’s amendment, which the committee is expected to consider this afternoon, would disqualify any health organization that provides abortion services from the Medicaid family-planning program— even hospitals that provide emergency life-saving abortion care to a woman who will die without it.
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