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

Newswire article
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
NARAL Pro-Choice America Calls on Congress to End War on Women in Nation’s Capital
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, said her organization will mobilize its activists in select congressional districts as the first step in stopping legislation that would undermine the ability of women in Washington, D.C. to make personal, private medical decisions with their doctors.
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Newswire article
Monday, March 05, 2012
House Obsession with Attacking Choice to Continue Next Week
Next week anti-choice politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives will hold yet another hearing on a choice-related issue, giving Americans another example of just how out of touch they are with our country’s values and priorities.
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Newswire article
Thursday, March 01, 2012
Senate Scores Win for Women’s Contraceptive Coverage
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, praised the U.S. Senate for defeating an extreme legislative attack that would have taken away insurance coverage of birth control for women.
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Newswire article
Friday, February 10, 2012
White House Reaffirms Commitment to Contraceptive Services
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, called the Obama administration’s announcement a reaffirmation of the commitment to ensuring contraceptive coverage. The Obama administration’s policy will make sure women of all faiths who work at religiously affiliated hospitals, universities, and service organizations can get contraceptive coverage. It guarantees that women will encounter no barriers from their bosses or insurance plans in getting birth control without a copay.
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Newswire article
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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