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
Friday, July 10, 2009
NARAL Pro-Choice America Praises House Subcommittee for Eliminating Funding for Failed 'Abstinence-Only' Program
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, hailed a congressional subcommittee's action eliminating funding for 'abstinence-only' programs as a victory for sound science and health over political ideology.
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Newswire article
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
NARAL Pro-Choice America Praises House Committee for Voting to Lift D.C. Abortion Ban
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, commended pro-choice leaders on the House Appropriations Committee for defeating an anti-choice attempt last night to reinsert a ban on Washington, D.C.'s ability to use locally raised funds to pay for abortion services. The amendment, offered by anti-choice Reps. Todd Tiahrt (R-Kan.) and Lincoln Davis (D-Tenn.), would have continued a 15-year-old discriminatory policy that made D.C. the only local government whose own funds are subject to congressional control.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Statement of Nancy Keenan, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, on the Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the US Supreme Court
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, issued the following statement on President Obama's selection of federal appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayor to succeed retiring Justice David Souter on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Newswire article
Friday, May 01, 2009
Statement of Nancy Keenan, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, on Reports of Justice David Souter’s Possible Retirement
"Speculation regarding Justice David Souter's possible retirement is yet another stark reminder of the important role the Supreme Court plays in our everyday lives.
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Newswire article
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Pro-Choice Americans Prevail in First-Ever Congressional Vote on So-Called "Crisis Pregnancy Centers"
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, hailed the Senate for resoundingly rejecting an amendment to a national-service bill that would have encouraged anti-choice organizations to apply for federal funding.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
NARAL Pro-Choice America Praises Introduction of Lautenberg-Lee REAL Act
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice American and a former teacher and state education official, today praised Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) for leading the effort to establish the first-ever federal program for comprehensive sex education. The Responsible Education About Life (REAL) Act would fund honest, realistic sex education for young people in public schools around the country.
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Newswire article
Friday, March 06, 2009
Obama Administration Makes Official Move to Repeal Federal Refusal Rule
Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, today hailed the Obama administration for publishing the official notice announcing its intention to repeal the Federal Refusal Rule. This rule, put in place in the closing days of the Bush administration, could allow insurance companies to deny claims for the birth-control pill, hospitals to refuse emergency contraception to rape survivors, and employees at HMOs to refuse their patients referrals for abortion care.
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