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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Monday, January 27, 2014
Under Pressure, the Rape Audit Bill Gets A Makeover: New Bill Expected for Floor Vote This Week
Background on the policy : H.R.7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act --colloquially known heretofore as the Rape Audit Bill--has been gutted and now repurposed as a vehicle for two new anti-choice bills. You may recall this bill as H.R.3 in past versions; it passed the House in 2011.
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
NARAL Pro-Choice America and NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts on the Supreme Court’s Consideration of the Massachusetts Clinic Protection Law
Statement by Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, on the U.S. Supreme Court’s consideration of McCullen v. Coakley, a challenge to the 2007 Massachusetts law that established buffer zone protections around reproductive-health clinics:
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
New Report from NARAL Pro-Choice America Details State-by-State Status of Women’s Reproductive Rights in the U.S., Highlights Winning Agenda for 2014
Today, NARAL Pro-Choice America and NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation released the 23rd 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 50 states and provides a comprehensive view of choice-related legislation and court decisions in those states. This year’s report also includes a new section on the status of anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers in the states.
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Friday, January 10, 2014
Press Briefing at NARAL Pro-Choice America HQs on the Status of Women’s Reproductive Rights in the US Highlights Winning Agenda for 2014
On Tuesday, January 14, NARAL Pro-Choice America and NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation will host reporters for an in-person briefing at their Washington, D.C. headquarters to coincide with the release of the 23rd 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 50 states and provides a comprehensive view of choice-related legislation and court decisions in those states.
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Will Bosses Be Able to Deny Women Birth Control?
Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in two cases related to the contraception benefit in the Affordable Care Act: Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc and Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius. NARAL Pro-Choice America released the following statement from President Ilyse Hogue:
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Celebrities Join Online Telethon Supporting Texas Women
Last night, celebrities joined with NARAL Pro-Choice America and the New York Abortion Access Fund for an online telethon to raise money to support Texas women in the face of legislation restricting their right to abortion care. Watch the video here: http://www.ladypartsjustice.com/
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
NARAL Pro-Choice America Welcomes Women’s Health Protection Act, Celebrates “Going on Offense” for Women’s Rights
Today, NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue joins members of Congress and coalition leaders to deliver remarks celebrating the introduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act. Hogue issued the following statement:
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Thursday, November 07, 2013
NARAL Pro-Choice America Reacts to Introduction of Senate Bill Banning Later Term Abortion
Today, as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) plans to introduce a federal bill to impose a ban on women’s rights to access abortion after 20 weeks, NARAL Pro-Choice America released a hard-hitting 60-second television spot. The ad features Dana, a pregnant mother of two, describing her difficult decision to seek later abortion during one of her pregnancies after discovering a fetal anomaly. WATCH THE AD HERE: http://www.prochoiceamerica.org/media/press-releases/2013/pr11062013_dan... The ad will run on national cable for one week.
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Thursday, October 24, 2013
NARAL Pro-Choice America and NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia Targeting Cuccinelli for Meddling in Women’s Private Health Decisions
As Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli prepare for the final debate of the Virginia governor’s race today, NARAL Pro-Choice America and NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia have released a new GOTV ad titled, “May We Come In.”
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Friday, October 18, 2013
NARAL Pro-Choice America and RH Reality Check Call on Nebraska to Investigate Judge Bataillon
This week, NARAL Pro-Choice America and RH Reality Check urged their members to sign a petition demanding that Nebraska investigate Judge Peter Bataillon his outrageous statements in connection with his ruling that denying a young woman’s request for an abortion because, in his words, it would “kill the child inside” her. The complaint, supported by the petition of members of NARAL Pro-Choice America and RH Reality Check, was filed at the Nebraska courthouse with the assistance of local family-practice attorney Sue Ellen Wall.
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