Last updated on: 6/18/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

NARAL Pro-Choice America Biography

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None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
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No position found as of June 17, 2010

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Description:

“For 40 years, NARAL Pro-Choice America has been the nation’s leading advocate for privacy and a woman’s right to choose. With more than one million members and supporters, NARAL Pro-Choice America is fighting to protect the pro-choice values of freedom and privacy.”

[Note: NARAL originally stood for The National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws. In 1973, the organization changed its name to the National Abortion Rights Action League. In 1993, the organization changed its name to the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, without changing its acronym NARAL. The organization last changed its name in 2003 to NARAL Pro-Choice America.]

“About Us,” www.NARAL.org (accessed June 17, 2010)

Mission:

“NARAL Pro-Choice America’s mission is to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every woman the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion.”

“NARAL Pro-Choice America’s Mission,” www.NARAL.org (accessed June 17, 2010)

Other:
501(c)(4) nonprofit organization
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