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, 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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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
NARAL Pro-Choice America Stands with Planned Parenthood
Sasha Bruce, Senior Vice President at NARAL Pro-Choice America released the following statement: “Simply put, millions of women turn to Planned Parenthood every year for health care and when they are looking for a judgement-free environment to make critical medical decisions. Planned Parenthood has...
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Friday, July 10, 2015
NARAL Pro-Choice America: Bad Bosses Receive SCOTUS-Mandated Guidance on For-Profit Exemptions on Hobby Lobby Rule Sanctioning Discrimination
Today, the Obama administration issued a final rule that defines a “for-profit corporation” to clarify those companies allowed to deny their employees birth control coverage now required by law under the Affordable Care Act. Said Sasha Bruce, senior vice president at NARAL Pro-Choice America: “The...
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
As Congress Advances Legislation Promoting Discrimination in DC; Rep Norton, Local Business Leaders and NARAL Pro-Choice America Fight Back
On Tuesday, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), NARAL Pro-Choice America, the National LGBTQ Task Force, and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of the Nation’s Capital held a press conference to support the over one hundred small business owners who are against any Congressional...
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Friday, April 03, 2015
New NARAL TV Ad Campaign Hits Sens. Kirk, Johnson, Ayotte, Burr on Obstructing Human Trafficking Bill
Today, NARAL Pro-Choice America released a new TV ad campaign in Illinois, Wisconsin, New Hampshire and North Carolina hitting the Republican senators in those key 2016 Senate races for holding up the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act in Congress over language to ban abortion coverage. The ads...
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
NARAL Pro-Choice America Supports Leahy Amendment to the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act
In response to anti-choice senators' inclusion of controversial anti-abortion language in the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, NARAL Pro-Choice America released the following statement: "It is despicable that anti-choice politicians chose to use a bill designed to protect victims from...
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
NARAL Pro-Choice America: Switching From One Bad Abortion Ban Bill To Another Will Not Solve The GOP's Political Problem
Statement from Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, on today's action in the House: "The Tea Party-led Congress is desperately trying to save face after being forced to abandon their abortion ban bill yesterday. So what do they do? They substitute a bill that is equally bad policy. H...
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