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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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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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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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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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Pledge and Effect: What the Anti-Choice Presidential Candidates Signed Up to Deliver
An anti-choice group, the Susan B. Anthony List, recently announced that the vast majority of the GOP presidential candidates signed its pledge to enact a wide range of attacks on women’s freedom and privacy if they move into the White House. NARAL Pro-Choice America reviewed the pledge’s key elements and issued the following assessment of how this extreme pledge would undermine women’s freedom and privacy.
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Newswire article
Friday, June 17, 2011
House Votes to Create Separate Internet, Video-Conferencing, and Phone Systems for Abortion
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, said House passage of a far-reaching anti-choice amendment to the agriculture-spending bill could bar discussion of abortion over the Internet and through videoconferencing, even if a woman’s health is at risk and this kind of communication with her doctor is her best option. The amendment, offered by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), is the latest in his attempt to bar abortion from the system of telemedicine, a service Americans in rural or remote areas use to connect with medical specialists.
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
Anti-Choice Senators Block Goodwin Liu Nomination
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, called U.S. Senate’s rejection of Goodwin Liu a step backward in protecting freedom and privacy for future generations.
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Monday, May 16, 2011
The War on Florida Women
Rather than making good on their promise to focus on jobs and the economy, Florida lawmakers spent their five-month legislative session launching a War on Women, passing five anti-choice measures that attack the fundamental values of freedom and privacy. All five measures now await Gov. Scott’s signature.
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Friday, May 13, 2011
Florida and Texas: A Guide to Mandatory Ultrasound Legislation
Govs. Rick Perry (R) of Texas and Rick Scott (R) of Florida both recently indicated that they will sign into law intrusive mandatory ultrasound measures that invite state lawmakers to interfere in the personal, private decisions that should be made between a woman and her doctor.
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Friday, May 06, 2011
False Moderates Advance the War on Women with Support of Extreme Anti-Choice HR 3
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, called Reps. Leonard Lance and Rodney Frelinghuysen’s (both R-N.J.) support of H.R.3, an extreme anti-choice bill recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, an outrageous vote that is wildly out of touch with the values and priorities of their constituents.
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