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14 African-American women who advanced the fight for civil rights and gender equality

In honor of Black History Month, we've put together a list of just a few of the countless African-American women who have led the struggle for civil rights and gender equality. There are so many more people not on this list who fight...Show More Summary

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Justin Cohen is a staff member of the Digital department at NARAL Pro-Choice America Did your representative support women's reproductive freedom on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade? Here we are, 42 years after the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. Show More Summary

That Time Joni Ernst Voted Against Women

The GOP can't run from their anti-woman, anti-choice agenda. But they'll definitely try and hide: it's the second year in a row they've chosen a woman to deliver their party's response to the State of the Union. And (of course) they've chosen one of the most extreme, anti-choice senators in their party: Joni Ernst. Show More Summary

15 Awesome Pro-Choice Activists Who Work to #ProtectTheZone

Clinic escorts are amazing volunteers who help women wade through hostile anti-choice protesters outside reproductive health clinics. When the Supreme Court struck down the buffer zone law in Massachusetts this past June, their job became even more important. Show More Summary

10 Kinds of Anti-Choice Laws and what they REALLY mean

Anti-choice politicians have so many ways to restrict abortion, it can be hard to keep track. Don't worry: we've done it for you, right here. We broke down each of the 10 kinds of laws in layman's terms, and pulled information from our new Who Decides? Report to show that these laws aren't archaic relics from the past - they're happening right now. Show More Summary

What to Expect in Reproductive Rights in 2015

2014 was pretty remarkable in a lot of ways -- we saw pro-choice comedy Obvious Child on the big screen, joined Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dissent against the Hobby Lobby decision, and tweeted with hashtags like #YesAllWomen that galvanized women's voices like never before. Show More Summary

The Journey to #StopBoggs

Yesterday was the last day of the 113th Congress, and we'll admit, it's bittersweet. When the new Senate is sworn in next year, we'll have lost our pro-choice firewall and anti-choice extremist Mitch McConnell will be leading the charge. Show More Summary

How to talk about choice with your relatives at Thanksgiving

There are so many things I love about Thanksgiving - cuddling with my dog, watching the parade on television, eating a LOT of food, and seeing my baby cousin Izco. There is, however, one thing I don't love about Thanksgiving: when my conservative relatives start grilling me about politics. Show More Summary

A Few Suggestions for Some Incoming Freshman Members of Congress

Remember being a freshman? It was a time that you desperately wanted advice on what you should do and how you should act. Well, we have a few suggestions for these brand new members of Congress for how they can live up to the promises they made on the campaign trail. Show More Summary

Who should control the Senate is pretty clear: make sure to get out and vote pro-choice!

On November 4, control of the Senate will be in your hands. The elections are going to come down to the wire, so your vote will matter big ime. And the differences between these candidates couldn't be more stark. In each race, one candidate...Show More Summary

Liar Liar, Pants on Fire: 4 Anti-Choice Politicians Caught in a Lie

These 4 anti-choice politicians have been lying about where they really stand on women's equality and reproductive freedom to try to win votes. They know that if they tell voters the truth about their extreme beliefs, they'll never get elected. Show More Summary

Coloradans Are Fed Up With The Denver Post

Kristin Zilcosky is Digital Deputy Director at NARAL Pro-Choice America. On Friday, October 10, The Denver Post shocked its readers by endorsing extremist Cory Gardner for U.S. Senate over Mark Udall. What kind of mental gymnastics does...Show More Summary

Anti-Choice Candidates Restrict Birth Control, Then Claim to Support Over-The-Counter Access

With the midterm races heating up, anti-choice Senate candidates are scrambling to win over female voters by throwing their support behind over-the-counter birth control. Really? These guys have each supported policies that make it harder...Show More Summary

Support Abortion Access with Tacos, Beer, and a Donation

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took the world by storm, and pro-choice champions are raising the profile of their issue with the Taco and/or Beer Challenge! It's a lot easier than dumping a bucket of ice water on your head. Just eat aShow More Summary

How State Educators Are Fighting Back Against Harmful "Abstinence-Only" Programs

It's back-to-school school time for students and families across the country. And that means young people will be filing into classrooms to expand their minds and learn. But when it comes to reproductive health, many students are censored...Show More Summary

Race to Watch: Colorado Senate

David de la Fuente is the Political Assistant at NARAL Pro-Choice America. This is the latest edition of our blog series "Races to Watch." Through this series, we'll highlight competitive races across the country featuring pro-choice and anti-choice candidates. Show More Summary

Tax Dollars Wasted on "Discredited Expert"

You've gotta be kidding me! According to Mother Jones, anti-choice Republicans are falling all over themselves to defend their extreme abortion-blocking laws. That's what happens when you get sued for making it impossible for some women to access legal health care. Show More Summary

Female Voters Say "No" to Hobby Lobby Logic

It's been five weeks since the Supreme Court ruled in Hobby Lobby that bosses could deny their employees insurance coverage for birth control - and the blow back is picking up speed across the country. Female voters have had enough of the attacks on our basic health care. Show More Summary

What Could We Do if 7 in 10 Members of Congress Were Pro-Choice

Did you know that 7 in 10 Americans believe in a woman's right to choose? You might be shocked to learn that even though the majority of Americans are pro-choice, our values aren't represented in Congress. Right now, only 4 in 10 members...Show More Summary

SCOTUS: Discrimination Against Women Isn't Discrimination

Yesterday, the Supreme Court handed down an alarming and disappointing decision when it ruled that bosses at Hobby Lobby, an arts and crafts store, can deny insurance coverage for birth control to their employees. Seriously, it's beyond messed up. Show More Summary

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