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.
The House passed a bill that would take away insurance coverage for abortion for millions of women. It would also tax small businesses that include abortion coverage in their health plan. Find out how your representative voted >>
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Congressional Record on Choice
Find out how members of Congress voted on choice-related issues in 2014.
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Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants an abortion ban included in a bill that would help survivors of human trafficking and has publicly announced he won't consider the attorney general nomination until that bill passes.
Anti-choice politicians in the GOP can't stop insulting women with disgusting comments about sexual violence that shows the truth: they don't trust women. Speak out against their remarks.
Right now, pro-choice lawmakers are outnumbered in both the House and Senate, and both have anti-choice leadership. See the pro-choice and anti-choice composition of Congress.
News & Updates
"This bill advances a bad policy that harms women and families and should be rejected by the House," said our president, Ilyse Hogue.
Karen Finney explains how the bi-partisan bill to help survivors of human trafficking turned into a fight over the right to choose.
Political games being played with the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act are "yet another manipulative attempt by extremists who are abusing their power to relentlessly chip away at our legally established right to abortion."