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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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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Thursday, January 15, 2015
New Report: State Pro-Choice Laws on the Rise, but More Than Half the States Still Get an ''F'' on Protecting Women's Reproductive Rights
Today, NARAL Pro-Choice America and NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation released the 24th edition of Who Decides? The Status of Women's Reproductive Rights in the United States . The report, published each year, provides individual letter grades on the status of women's reproductive rights for all...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Rick Hodges’ Confirmation to Head Health Department Puts Lives at Risk
Today, the Ohio Senate voted 24-8 to approve the nomination of Rick Hodges to lead the Ohio Department of Health. NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio opposed the confirmation of Hodges, as his experience fails to meet the minimum qualifications as stipulated under the Ohio Revised Code (section 121.10), and...
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio: Rick Hodges’ Confirmation to Head Health Department Puts Lives at Risk
Today, the Ohio Senate Medicaid, Health and Human Services Committee is expected to approve the nomination of Rick Hodges to lead the Ohio Department of Health. The nomination now moves to a floor vote in the Ohio Senate. NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio opposes the confirmation of Hodges, as his experience...
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Monday, June 30, 2014
Reaction to the Supreme Court Decision On Hobby Lobby
"Today's decision from five male justices is a direct attack on women and our fundamental rights. This ruling goes out of its way to declare that discrimination against women isn't discrimination.


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Thursday, June 26, 2014
NARAL Pro-Choice America and NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts on Supreme Court Decision to Strike Down Buffer Zones in McCullen v. Coakley
Today, the Supreme Court struck down the Massachusetts law securing providers and patients with a 35-foot buffer zone around reproductive-health clinics in a unanimous opinion. Said NARAL Pro-Choice America President, Ilyse Hogue:
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
NARAL Pro-Choice America on Passage of Louisiana Anti-Choice Bill
Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal signed an anti-choice bill imposing burdensome admitting privileges on abortion providers throughout the state of Louisiana. It is expected to result in the closure of all but one abortion clinic in the state. Said NARAL Pro Choice America President Ilyse Hogue:
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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
NARAL on Boggs Vote Postponement by Senate Judiciary Committee
Today, Senator Leahy announced the the Judiciary Committee was moving forward on confirmation process for Georgia judicial nominees with the notable exclusion of Michael Boggs. Said NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue:
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