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Archived Since:November 10, 2008

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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

Jindal's Devastating "Health Care" Plan for Women

Lydia Paver is an intern in the political department at NARAL Pro-Choice America. In the coming days, Gov. Bobby Jindal is preparing to strike several blows to reproductive freedom in Louisiana. Three bills that will compromise the health, safety and rights of women are before him awaiting signature. Show More Summary

How CPCs Try to Use Search Engines to Harass Women

Benita Ulisano is a co-chair of the Illinois Choice Action Team, a committed group of volunteers advancing NARAL Pro-Choice America's mission, based in Chicago. Did you hear about NARAL Pro-Choice America's recent victories with Yahoo...Show More Summary

Choice Out Loud All-Stars: Payne McMillan

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

Choice Out Loud All-Stars: Hailey Magee

The millennial generation (born between 1981 and 1999) is both the largest generation and the most pro-choice generation in American history. By 2020, 40% of eligible voters will be from the millennial generation. NARAL Pro-Choice America...Show More Summary

Gov. Brownback Doubles Down on Attacking Reproductive Rights

There's something happening in Kansas that's not making national headlines but should be. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is doubling down on his anti-choice agenda. It's extreme. And he's showing no sign of stopping. Anti-choice Gov. Brownback...Show More Summary

Recognizing National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness month, and we'd like to pay tribute to survivors of sexual assault by recognizing progress that's being made in the movement to make sexual assault a thing of the past. Sexual assault is still a serious problem that must be addressed. Show More Summary

The Anti-Choice Agenda to Deny Information and Reproductive-Health Care

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a new report out on teen pregnancy, and called out how ineffective "abstinence-only" programs really are: "Only four out of 10 [teenagers] said they had been given information both on how to say no to sex and about birth control. Show More Summary

Rallying for Birth Control at the Supreme Court

Justin Cohen is a staff member of the Communications department at NARAL Pro-Choice America.As snow began to fall earlier today, we joined more than 40 women's health groups and progressive allies, along with hundreds of activists for our "Not My Boss's Business" rally outside the Supreme Court. Show More Summary

Happy Birthday to the Affordable Care Act!

Justin Cohen is a staff member of the Communications department at NARAL Pro-Choice America. Remember what it was like when insurance companies behaved like being a woman was a pre-existing condition? Fortunately those days are over!...Show More Summary

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