Congress—the House and Senate—creates laws and spends money on many health programs. The Senate also approves people the president picks to serve as judges or in key government positions. Right now, pro-choice lawmakers are outnumbered in both the House and Senate, and the House currently has anti-choice leadership. In January, Republican leaders who are anti-choice will take over the Senate, too.
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Congressional Record on Choice
Find out how members of Congress voted on choice-related issues in 2013.
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The majority of Americans are pro-choice. But anti-choice politicians have overrun our governments. Tell anti-choice politicians: You don't speak for me!
Of all the Republicans on the House and Senate committees that handle most bills on abortion rights, ZERO are women.
Right now, pro-choice lawmakers are outnumbered in both the House and Senate, and the House currently has anti-choice leadership. In January, Republican leaders who are anti-choice will take over the Senate, too. See the pro-choice and anti-choice composition of Congress.
News & Updates
When Congress was considering an abortion ban, we fought back. We spoke out with members of Congress, allies including CREDO Action and UltraViolet, and over 150,000 activists. Watch the video.
Rep. Tim Ryan explains how hearing women's stories lead him to change his position and become pro-choice.
Ten male Republican members of Congress introduced a bill that would force a woman seeking abortion care to have an ultrasound. No women co-sponsored the bill.