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, March 23, 2016
NARAL Statement on Zubik v. Burwell
Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, released the following statement in advance of today's oral arguments in Zubik v. Burwell. This case challenges the critical contraceptive coverage benefit included in the Affordable Care Act, which has made birth control far more accessible to...
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Statement by NARAL on Nomination of Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court
As President Obama today fulfilled his constitutional duty to act on filling the vacancy on the Supreme Court, NARAL Pro-Choice America called on Senate Republicans to do their job and hold a hearing on the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland. As chief judge on the District of Columbia Circuit...
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Wednesday, March 02, 2016
NARAL Statement on SCOTUS Oral Arguments in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt Today
Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, released the following statement in advance of the United States Supreme Court oral arguments on Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt - the most consequential case for abortion rights in this country since Roe v. Wade : “The Supreme Court, and this...
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Thursday, February 25, 2016
NARAL Statement on Gov. Sandoval as Potential Supreme Court Nominee
In response to reports that Gov. Brian Sandoval (R-NV) is under consideration to possibly fill the vacancy on the US Supreme Court, NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue issued the following statement: "We find it hard to believe that President Obama, who shares the value of reproductive...
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Thursday, February 04, 2016
Texas Study Further Reveals Damage of Excluding Planned Parenthood from Women’s Health Programs
A study published on Wednesday reveals that following Planned Parenthood’s exclusion from the Texas Women’s Health Program, fewer low-income women were able to access highly effective reversible contraceptives and the number of Medicaid births increased. The study, from the Texas Policy Evaluation...
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Wednesday, January 20, 2016
New NARAL Pro-Choice America’s ''Who Decides'' Report Finds Nation On Precipice In The Fight To Protect Reproductive Rights
Today, NARAL Pro-Choice America and NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation released the 25th edition of Who Decides? The Status of Women’s Reproductive Rights in the United States . In a presentation given today , NARAL Pro-Choice America revealed that while the nation once again earned a “D” and 27...
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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
NARAL Pro-Choice America on Fifth Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood in Two Months
Statement from Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America: "Here we go again. Another day, another vote to defund Planned Parenthood. Rinse and repeat. There is only one word to describe anti-choice Republicans' attempt to end legal abortion in this country at this point: obsessed. It would...
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Friday, September 25, 2015
NARAL Pro-Choice America on Speaker Boehner's Resignation: The GOP Just Got More Extreme
Said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America: "Today's anti-choice minority in the GOP is so extreme, even a staunchly anti-choice Speaker Boehner cannot withstand the pressure of trying to prevent them from sabotaging their entire party in the eyes of voters. The fact that they would...
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
NARAL to GOP Candidates: Keeping Digging
With 7 in 10 Americans supporting abortion rights, the extreme rhetoric and actions coming from the 2016 GOP field on rolling back women’s reproductive freedom is only hurting them with general election voters. While we expect leading candidates to continue to race each other to the bottom with...
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
NARAL Pro-Choice America Calls for Swift Passage of OTC Birth-Control Bill Introduced Today in House of Representatives
Today, Reps. Tammy Duckworth, Patrick Murphy, and Joe Crowley introduced the Affordability Is Access Act, a bill that would build on the contraception coverage guarantee in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by ensuring that health plans cover the sale of all over-the-counter birth-control pills that...
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