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Archived Since:November 10, 2008

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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

Race to Watch: Maine's 2nd Congressional District

Erika West is the Political Director at NARAL Pro-Choice America. Right now, we're seeing anti-choice politicians launch some of the worst attacks on our reproductive freedom, including going after women's access to birth control, taking away insurance coverage of abortion, and passing regulations that are closing clinics all over the country. Show More Summary

One Year Since Wendy

It's been one year since Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis' historic 13-hour filibuster to stop politicians from pushing through a draconian anti-choice bill during a special legislative session. Ever since Wendy's epic stand, NARAL Pro-Choice...Show More Summary

Choice Out Loud All-Stars: Sandra Sanchez

Our Choice Out Loud - On Campus representatives have done amazing work to engage the community around the issue of reproductive rights. We asked our graduating class of activists from this academic year to tell us why they decided to become a campus representative, what they accomplished, and what they've learned. Show More Summary

Why Everyone Needs See the Pro-Choice Film Obvious Child

The amazing pro-choice comedy Obvious Child hit select theaters across the country and will open nationwide on June 27. Seriously, go see this movie. I was lucky to see it in an advanced screening and was blown away. It was hilarious,...Show More Summary

10 Reasons to #StopBoggs as told by Star Wars

It's hard to believe: anti-choice, anti-civil rights, anti-LGBT judicial nominee, Michael Boggs, could get a vote in committee at any time for a lifetime appointment to the federal bench. When you think about what makes a good judge, a few qualities probably come to mind: fair, unbiased, and committed to protecting the rights of all Americans. Show More Summary

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