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Archived Since:November 10, 2008

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Ilyse Hogue Heads to MSNBC's "Politics Nation with Al Sharpton" to Discuss the Gosnell Trial

Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, appeared on MSNBC's "Politics Nation with Al Sharpton" to discuss the trial of Kermit Gosnell: "As a new president of a pro-choice organization, I want more media scrutiny on this case. Show More Summary

Our Final Push to Elect Pro-Choice Rep. Ed Markey!

Tomorrow, April 30, voters will head to the polls to vote in the Democratic primary in a special election for Secretary of State John Kerry's former Senate seat. It's essential that we elect leaders that will protect and expand our reproductive freedoms, not work to take them away. Show More Summary

Anti-Choice Politicians Fight Sex Education Programs that Help Reduce Abortion

When it comes to comprehensive sex education, anti-choice politicians - the same ones who want to ban access to safe abortion care - are fighting to block teens from receiving objective and complete information. This year, anti-choice...Show More Summary

Ilyse Hogue on MSNBC's Thomas Roberts: Abortion Restrictions Kept Kermit Gosnell in Operation

Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, stopped by MSNBC this morning to talk with Thomas Roberts about the ongoing trial of Kermit Gosnell: "I think the American people join me and [NARAL Pro-Choice America] in being outraged...Show More Summary

Anti-Choice Rep. Stephen Lynch Misleads Voters

In Massachusetts, pro-choice Rep. Ed Markey is facing off against anti-choice Rep. Stephen Lynch in the Democratic primary in a special election for Secretary of State John Kerry's former Senate seat, and the gloves are coming off. In a recent debate, Rep. Show More Summary

Ilyse Hogue Plays "Hardball" with Chris Matthews on Gosnell Trial

Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, stopped by MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews" to talk about the controversial trial of Kermit Gosnell: "There is no one more outraged than me personally, and certainly our organization works every single day to make certain that women are not victimized by people like Dr. Show More Summary

Pro-Choice Volunteers Will Knock Doors to Elect Markey

We were all shocked and horrified when we learned about the Boston Marathon bombings last week. In the NARAL Pro-Choice America office, each of us checked in on friends and family from the area and tried to come to grips with what had...Show More Summary

High-School Student Threatened for Exposing Dangerous "Abstinence-Only" Program

I recently heard Katelyn Campbell's inspiring story, and just had to share it with you. Katelyn is a high school student in West Virginia. Her school recently hosted an "abstinence-only" program that that lied to students about birth control and denies them the information they need to stay healthy. Show More Summary

Forced to Choose Between Life-Saving Abortion Care and Prison

What would you do if you had to choose between a life-saving abortion and prison? That's the decision women will be forced to make if anti-choice groups are successful in their goal to ban abortion regardless of a woman's personal situation...Show More Summary

Gosnell Trial Should Sound Alarm

The Gosnell trial tells the story of everything that's dangerous about taking away access to abortion for women who are so desperate that they feel they have nowhere else to turn. Let's start with Kermit Gosnell. What he did to women is reprehensible. Show More Summary

Weekend Reading

Some light weekend reading: Kermit Gosnell Trial is a 'Peek Into the World Before Roe: NARAL President Ilyse Hogue' - Ryan Grim and Laura Bassett, Huffington Post Why We Need to Talk about the Horrifying Gosnell Abortion Trial - Katie J.M. Baker, Jezebel There is No Gosnell Coverup - Irin Carmon, Salon

Delivering Your Comments in Support of No-Cost Birth Control!

Today, staff and volunteers of NARAL Pro-Choice America joined Planned Parenthood and National Women's Law Center to deliver your comments in support of no-cost birth control to the Department of Health and Human Services! Created with...Show More Summary

Using Medicaid Expansions to Defund Planned Parenthood?

Just when we thought we'd seen it all - anti-choice lobbyists in Arizona are trying to defund Planned Parenthood by exploiting the state's move to expand Medicaid through Obamacare. Available as part of the Affordable Care Act, states...Show More Summary

Ilyse Hogue Talks Anti-Choice Attacks with Thomas Roberts on MSNBC

As we say again and again, anti-choice politicians clearly didn't learn their lesson from the 2012 War on Women. As a result, those politicians are launching wave after wave of legislative attacks on choice in the states this year. These...Show More Summary

The Winners of March's Hall of Fame and Shame

Thankfully, for every anti-choice opponent there is a choice champion who steps up to protect and expand reproductive freedom. That leads us to this month's Hall of Fame and Shame. Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe This month we were floored by Arkansas Gov. Show More Summary

Celebrating Women's History Month: The Legacy of Roe v. Wade

As we wrap up Women's History Month, it's important to think about how far we have come in the fight for reproductive freedom, and remember the many gains for women that came as a result of Roe v. Wade. Before Roe, women were often forced to choose between their families, and their educations or careers. Show More Summary

North Dakota: The "Freest" State that Just Banned Abortion

This week, anti-choice Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R) signed so-called "heartbeat" legislation into law, effectively banning abortion in the state. This anti-choice law is so extreme that if it goes into effect, it will ban abortion beforeShow More Summary

Pro-Choice and Pro-Equality!

We were so proud to take part in today's rally for marriage equality on the steps of the Supreme Court! We believe that every person has the right to love whom they want to love, marry whom they want to marry, and choose when, how, and with whom to start a family. That's why equality is so important. Show More Summary

Obamacare Turns Three!

Three years ago, President Obama put his pen to paper and signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) into law. This law is a huge win for women's health, and ensures that millions of Americans will have access...Show More Summary

Anti-Choice amendments piling up on Senate Budget plan -- Urgent action needed

Now that Congress has passed a stopgap measure to fund the government for the next few months, the political theater around next year's budget planning has begun. To stake their claim on the most out-of-the-mainstream anti-choice policies,...Show More Summary

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