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, 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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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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Friday, April 15, 2011
Outraged Americans Tell Boehner to Stop the Rape Audits Bill
On Friday, leading progressive organizations delivered a petition signed by nearly 135,000 Americans to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) calling on him to stop the extreme anti-choice “Stupak on Steroids” bill (H.R.3), legislation that could spur the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to subject survivors of sexual assault to “rape audits.” Although Boehner failed in his attempts to defund Planned Parenthood and other Title X family-planning centers, H.R.3, which already has enough co-sponsors for passage, is expected to move to the House floor.
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Newswire article
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Thousands to Gather on Capitol Hill for Stand Up for Women's Health Rally on April 7
On Thursday, April 7, Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America, and more than 20 other leading organizations will hold a Stand Up for Women’s Health rally at the U.S. Capitol in a united show of opposition to extreme proposals in Congress that take preventive health care and family planning away from women and undermine women’s access to the full range of reproductive-health care, including abortion.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
NARAL Pro-Choice America Statement on Anti-Choice Billboards Featuring President Obama
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, issued the following statement in response to reports that an extreme anti-choice organization is set to unveil a series of offensive billboards in Chicago that include President Barack Obama’s image.
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Newswire article
Thursday, March 03, 2011
House Resumes War on Women
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, called the Judiciary Committee’s vote to advance H.R.3, the “Stupak on Steroids” legislation, another front in the anti-choice House leadership’s War on Women.
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