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."

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Colorado Abortion Ban Bill Defeated
Last night, the Colorado House Judiciary Committee voted to defeat HB 1133, a proposed total abortion ban that could also have banned emergency contraception and sent doctors to jail. Colorado is a historically pro-choice state and attempts to ban abortion at the legislative level and through ballot measures have repeatedly failed. Coloradans have declared that they support keeping personal, private medical decisions, including the decision to have an abortion, between women and their doctors.
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Thursday, March 06, 2014
NARAL Pro-Choice America and Texas on Clinic Closures in Rural Texas
Today, two reproductive health clinic closures were announced in rural Texas, as a result of Texas House Bill 2, disproportionately affecting low-income women in the south and east of the state. These were the only clinics in East Texas and Rio Grande Valley.
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Thursday, February 27, 2014
NARAL Pro-Choice America Releases Comprehensive Voter Guide Ahead of Primaries
Today, NARAL Pro-Choice America released its 2014 Voter Guide–the only national voter guide that rates the choice position of candidates running for all federal offices, as well as those seeking governorships in November. This voter guide is an instrumental resource in arming voters with the information they need to support pro-choice candidates.
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue on H.R. 7 Floor Vote Today
As H.R.7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act , heads to the floor today, NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue will be available to discuss this anti-woman measure and how, with this first action of 2014, GOP leadership continues to ignore the priorities of American voters.
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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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