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Protecting Women's Personal Decisions in Albuquerque

In announcing his 20-week abortion ban bill, Sen. Lindsay Graham said, "Nothing bad is going to happen." But we know at least one thing will happen! Women will be robbed of the right to make decisions for themselves. Politicians have...Show More Summary

A Win for Women in Virginia!

We did it! Last night, voters in Virginia proved that choice is a winning issue when they elected pro-choice Terry McAuliffe to become the next governor! Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, applauded McAuliffe's gubernatorial win, "I would like to congratulate Terry McAuliffe and his team on their victory. Show More Summary

BuzzFeed: 7 Pro-Choice Pop Sensations From The 2000s

Who doesn't look back on the early 2000s with nostalgia and immense gratitude that those late 90s-early 2000s butterfly hair clips are no longer in style? There were so many teen idols and pop sensations it was hard to keep track of them all. Show More Summary

Oklahoma's Extreme Parental Notification Law Goes into Effect

Today, an extreme anti-choice policy to make it even harder for young women to get an abortion in Oklahoma goes into effect. This new law will impact women regardless of their personal, private circumstances. Oklahoma already has several...Show More Summary

The Road to Electing Pro-Choice Terry McAuliffe in Virginia

Next week, voters in Virginia will head to the polls to elect their next governor, and the choice couldn't be clearer. Terry McAuliffe is the only candidate Virginians can trust to protect women's reproductive freedom. We've been working closely with NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia to help ensure a win for McAuliffe. Show More Summary

BuzzFeed: Why We Must Defeat "Personhood" Activists In Colorado

Never heard of "personhood?" Abortion opponents have been introducing "personhood" measures in Colorado and across the county to ban abortion and even ban some types of birth control and in vitro fertilization. We have the whole story over at NARAL Pro-Choice America's Buzzfeed Community page.

BuzzFeed: The House Is Obsessed With Restricting Birth Control Access

House Republicans have rightly been taking a lot of heat in polls and the media lately for the government shutdown. What you might not have heard is that these same anti-choice leaders tried to use the budget negotiations to give bosses authority to deny their female employees birth control coverage. Show More Summary

The Dangerous Consequences of the Hyde Amendment

Today, 37 years ago, Congress passed the Hyde amendment. This measure has effectively taken the right to choose away from countless women who struggle financially. The Hyde amendment blocks federal funds from covering abortion services...Show More Summary

Chuck Todd: A Few Questions for Ken Cuccinelli

Anti-choice Ken Cuccinelli Election Day in Virginia is fast approaching. This Wednesday, gubernatorial candidates pro-choice Terry McAuliffe and extreme anti-choice Ken Cuccinelli will go head to head in a debate over important issues...Show More Summary

Look What Happened When We Celebrated Men Who Trust Women

This week, our first annual event, Men For Choice - And the Women Who Love Them, was an amazing success! Pro-choice men from all walks of life joined us in celebrating pro-choice values and a woman's right to make her own personal and...Show More Summary

5 Reasons Ken Cuccinelli Is Lying About Restricting Birth Control

Check out our post that was too "controversial" for Buzzfeed: The race for governor is heating up in Virginia, which is why it's so important for pro-choice voters to know the facts. Anti-choice Ken Cuccinelli claims that governmentShow More Summary

Anti-Choice Governors Flip to Accept Medicaid Expansion

Some of the nation's most extreme anti-choice Republican governors - who've been anything but timid about their opposition to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on political grounds - are changing their tune about expanding health insurance...Show More Summary

7 Lies CPCs Tell Women to Scare Them Out of Abortion

Have you ever seen signs that say "Pregnant? Scared?" and offer free counseling, pregnancy tests, or ultrasounds? Those are likely ads from anti-choice "crisis pregnancy centers" (CPCs) that lure women through their doors and then lie to, shame, and deceive women in order to talk them out of choosing abortion. Show More Summary

When Women Have No Choice

Today is Women's Equality Day and the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the Constitution guaranteeing a woman's right to vote. While our country has made incredible strides to protect and expand women's rights,...Show More Summary

Peace Corps Volunteers: On Their Own?

Every year, thousands of Americans volunteer for the Peace Corps. These volunteers represent our country by doing important work around the world, risking their health and safety to provide essential aid abroad. Sadly, these heroic volunteers don't even have the same health-care coverage as government employees have here at home. Show More Summary

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

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