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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Pro Choice
Posts on Regator:1021
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Archived Since:November 10, 2008

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5 Reasons Ken Cuccinelli is Dangerous for Women

In November, every pro-choice person in the country is going to wish they lived in Virginia just so they'd get the chance to vote against Ken Cuccinelli for governor. Don't get me wrong, they'd be happy to vote for Terry McAuliffe because he's a committed pro-choice supporter who will fight all the attacks coming out of Richmond. Show More Summary

Dangerous Lies Told by Anti-Choice "Crisis Pregnancy Centers"

Have you ever seen advertisements that read "Pregnant? Scared?" or offer free pregnancy tests? Those are marketing tactics by anti-choice "crisis pregnancy centers" (CPCs) aimed at luring women through their doors in order to deceive...Show More Summary

The First Anniversary of Obamacare's Free Birth-Control Policy - And Why Some Women Still Aren't Receiving the Benefit

Just over one year ago, Obamacare made contraceptive services available to women at no out-of-pocket cost, thanks in large part to your hard work. Under the new health-care law, prescription birth control, mammograms, STI counseling and treatment, and other services are now available without a co-pay. Show More Summary

North Carolina Gov. McCrory's Big, Fat Broken Promise

You may not have even known the name of North Carolina's governor until recently, but ever since Gov. Pat "Liar Pants on Fire" McCrory cheated women out of their right to choose in North Carolina, his handle is all over Twitter. How did Gov. Show More Summary

Missouri Senator Considers Life-Saving Abortion a "Matter of Convenience"

This week, Missouri State Sen. Brian Nieves went far beyond other anti-choice politicians in revealing his ignorance about a woman's personal and private decision to seek abortion care. He said that a life-saving abortion is just a "matter of convenience:" It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that Sen. Show More Summary

Hey Kids, Here's a Plastic Fetus with Your Candy!

All I can say is: GROSS. An anti-choice group in North Dakota is using the state fair to promote its anti-choice agenda by targeting children - without their parents' knowledge. Minot Right to Life has been giving away tiny plastic fetuses...Show More Summary

Why this Teenage Texan Stood Up to Anti-Choice Politicians

We all remember last month when thousands of pro-choice activists flooded the Texas capitol in solidarity with Sen. Wendy Davis to stop an extreme anti-choice bill that would close almost 90 percent of abortion clinics across the state. I've...Show More Summary

Unbelievable: Anti-Choice Pundit Suggests Women in Texas Stock Up on Coat Hangers

In their efforts to ban abortion, anti-choice politicians in the Texas legislature recently passed an extreme bill that could close nearly 90 percent of abortion clinics across the state. Once the bill goes into effect, the drastic reduction...Show More Summary

In Texas: "We will not stand by while our most personal rights are stripped away."

We were deeply disappointed to hear that, despite thousands of pro-choice Texans rallying at the Capitol in opposition to extreme anti-choice legislation, the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill that would close down all but...Show More Summary

Ilyse Hogue Hits Anti-Choice State Attacks on "Hardball with Chris Matthews"

Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, discussed new anti-choice legislative attacks across the country and politicians' cheating tactics on "Hardball with Chris Matthews." "[Anti-choice politicians'] goal has remained the...Show More Summary

Pro-Choice Texans Call Out Cheaters

The Texas Legislature is still in the spotlight after Sen. Wendy Davis' epic stand led the way to a "People's Filibuster," where hundreds of pro-choice Texans rallied at the capitol and ensured that an extreme anti-choice bill did not pass. But instead of respecting democracy, Gov. Show More Summary

It's not just a Texas problem

Chelsea Gelbart is the millennial fellow at NARAL Pro-Choice California "Forcible rape." "Masturbating" fetuses. Over the past few years, the anti-choice rhetoric coming out of politicians' mouths has gotten crazier and crazier. Unfortunately,...Show More Summary

Pro-Choice Texas Sen. Wendy Davis Wins America Over

Something truly extraordinary happened this week that electrified our community. Pro-choice Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) took an epic stand for women's reproductive freedom and refused to be bullied or silenced by anti-choice politicians in the legislature. Sen. Show More Summary

Pro-Choice Ed Markey Heads to the U.S. Senate!

Victory! Last night, voters in Massachusetts elected pro-choice Ed Markey (D) to the Senate! Ed Markey will now join other pro-choice champions like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) in the Senate, and keep our count at 41 reliable pro-choice...Show More Summary

SCOTUS Rules In Favor of Love and Equality

Today is a monumental day in American history. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. Justice Anthony Kennedy stated in the majority opinion: "The federal statute is invalid, for noShow More Summary

Why we fight 20-week abortion bans

This story from Judy Nicastro, former Seattle City Councilwoman, is a powerful example of why we fight dangerous and cruel 20-week abortion bans, both in states and in Congress. Stories like hers are why we stand up every day for women's reproductive rights. Show More Summary

Texas Lawmakers' Vote Will Close Most Abortion Clinics

In Texas, anti-choice politicians are trying with all their might to pass new restrictions that will shut down reproductive-health clinics across the state. NARAL Pro-Choice Texas has been in the Capitol fighting back with hundreds of pro-choice activists from across the state. Show More Summary

One of Wisconsin's Last Abortion Providers Faces Closure

I was personally outraged and distressed when I found out that the local Planned Parenthood in my college town of Appleton, Wisconsin could face closure because of anti-choice bullies in the state legislature. Anti-choice politicians...Show More Summary

How Did Your Member of Congress Vote on the 20-Week Abortion Ban?

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed anti-choice Rep. Trent Franks' (R-AZ) unconstitutional bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks for all women, nationwide. Anti-choice politicians advanced their extreme agenda to take...Show More Summary

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