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Virginia Politician Wants Roe v. Wade Anniversary To Be Called 'Day Of Tears'

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 01.20.2017 | Women

UPDATE 1/20: Virginia House representatives passed H.R. 268 on Wednesday, at a 57:36 majority. In a statement to The Huffington Post, Democratic House...

Pro-choice Activists Call on Gardner to Reject "Horrifically Anti-Woman" Nominee

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.12.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado called on Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner Monday to oppose the confirmation of anti-choice U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, who is Trump'...

Dear Dems: The Sooner You Get Out Of Shock, The Sooner We Can Get Moving

Michelle Manning Barish | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics
Michelle Manning Barish

I know that my liberal friends who remain hopeful are not going to want to hear this, but being popular isn't my goal. I prefer the truth.

Texas Health Department's Required Booklet On Abortion Is Full Of Dangerous Lies

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.07.2016 | Politics

Kryston Skinner knew little about abortion before going to a Texas clinic in 2015, ready to end her pregnancy. She simply knew at 24 she wasn’t read...

Keith Ellison May Have A Radical Challenger For DNC Chair -- Who Backed Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics

NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue has emerged as a potential contender for Democratic National Committee chair, the first woman floated t...

Why I'm A Man For Choice

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Ari Rabin-Havt

With hundreds of proposals introduced in just the last two years designed to restrict abortion access, and Planned Parenthood under constant assault from anti-abortion groups as well as lawmakers, my previous statement of allyship was woefully insufficient.

Healthcare Reforms Must Include Abortion Care To Be Called 'Universal'

Karen Middleton | Posted 08.24.2016 | Denver
Karen Middleton

Leaving women's medical coverage in limbo or up to the Colorado Supreme Court is not a viable option.

Trump's GOP Inherits The Wind

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 07.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The choice in this election is illustrated by the stark contrast between running mates: the religious bullying of Mike Pence, who signed a law requiring funerals for aborted fetuses, versus the humble faith that drove the young Tim Kaine to teach carpentry and welding as a missionary in Honduras.

Good Girls Have Abortions, Too, NARAL Chief Says

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA ― NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue confronted head-on the stereotype that women who have abortions should be ashamed duri...

NARAL Pro-Choice Leadership Plays The Gender Card

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.14.2016 | Women
Marcia G. Yerman

When Donald Trump opened his mouth and announced that Hillary Clinton was "playing the woman card" in her quest for the presidency, he unleashed plenty of reaction.

Hey Hey, Ho Ho, HB 2 Has Got to Go

Linda Flanagan | Posted 03.08.2017 | Politics
Linda Flanagan

We have traveled from all over the country to show our support for a woman's right to choose. Inside the building, lawyers for The Center for Reproductive Rights engage in high-stakes legal arguments that challenge recent Texas restrictions on abortion.

An Open Letter to Rubio, Cruz, Trump: Respond to Zika Crisis Immediately

Ilyse Hogue | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics
Ilyse Hogue

The growing public health crisis posed by the spread of the Zika virus demands the urgent attention of leaders at all levels of government, including those who seek our nation's highest office.

Why Hillary Is the Right Choice for Iowans, and Bernie Isn't

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Iowa has a choice between one candidate who understands the reality we face in the world today and has the experience to handle it; and the other whose policies suggest he believes in an alternative reality and a record with a distinct lack of real accomplishments.

NARAL Endorses Hillary Clinton, After Backing Obama In 2008

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- NARAL Pro-Choice America endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, calling her “a champion with a demonst...

Domestic Terror and GOP Denial

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 12.02.2015 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Slander-fueled violence is no mere tragedy. It is murder designed to instill terror. That is why we must resist any temptation to sit back and wait for the fanatics to defeat themselves.

Planned Parenthood President: 2016 GOP Candidates ‘Make Mitt Romney Look Like -- A Liberal’

The Huffington Post | Mariam Baksh | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics

The Republican presidential field has Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards looking wistfully back at 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney. “Everyone...

NARAL Launches Ads Against GOP Senators Over Human Trafficking Bill

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

NARAL Pro-Choice America launched a TV ad campaign Friday against a handful of GOP senators up for reelection in 2016, lambasting them for their votes...

6 Disturbing Facts About Crisis Pregnancy Centers

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.19.2015 | Women

Crisis pregnancy centers claim to offer advice and support to women conflicted about their pregnancies. But a new report sheds lights on just how misl...

How the Christian Coalition and MoveOn Helped Save Net Neutrality: A Buried Story of a Powerful Coalition

Paul Loeb | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics
Paul Loeb

This week's FCC action should bring a long-delayed victory for net neutrality. It's an important victory, without which the online world that we've come to take for granted would risk being auctioned off to the highest bidder. But this victory might never have happened without an unlikely political coalition a decade ago.

Laura Bassett

Gillibrand: Democrats Did Not Talk Too Much About 'Women's Issues'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) insisted Wednesday that Democrats didn't run too hard on so-called "women's issues" during the midterms...

Dana Liebelson

Arizona Threatened To Search Pro-Choice Advocate's Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

Last month, Kat Sabine received a letter from Arizona Department of Health Services that she found deeply troubling. The letter alleged that she was p...

Laura Bassett

Dems Actually Gained Ground With Women Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

After Republicans swept the midterm elections on Tuesday, conservatives triumphantly declared the death of Democrats' strategy to appeal to women vote...

Elise Foley

Progressives Call For Denver Post To Retract Cory Gardner Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- Colorado voters with progressive group MoveOn and abortion rights group NARAL Pro-Choice America delivered nearly 13,000 signatures from vot...

Gardner Knew About Birth Control Ban, Says Pro-Personhood Group

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.14.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado Senatorial Candidate Cory Gardner withdrew his support from state personhood amendments because, he told The Denver Post's Lynn Bartels, he didn't understand that the measures would ban birth control.

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats Sink Controversial Obama Nominee Michael Boggs

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressives appear to have won their fight to sink President Barack Obama's controversial judicial nominee Michael Boggs. The New Yo...