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.
Your Senators and Representative
Congressional Record on Choice
Find out how members of Congress voted on choice-related issues in 2012.
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Download the full 2012 Congressional Record on Choice (PDF - 2.67 MB)
Call on your members of Congress to cosponsor this bill and keep politicians out of our private decisions about pregnancy.
Many “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs) are fronts for the anti-choice movement that do anything to stop women from choosing abortion, including using false or misleading advertising practices to lure women. Send a message urging Congress to help stop deceptive advertising practices by CPCs.
We picked up several pro-choice seats in Congress in the 2012 election, but there were still more anti-choice members of Congress than pro-choice ones. See the pro-choice and anti-choice composition of Congress.
News & Updates
Need a response to Uncle Marv, who just can't stop talking politics at the Thanksgiving table? We're here to help.
Twenty other House Republicans (and counting) have sponsored Rep. Louie Gohmert's anti-choice bill to restrict young women’s access to abortion.
Voters in Albuquerque gave the boot to a ballot measure that would have banned abortion care after 20 weeks. Extreme anti-choice forces threw everything they had into the fight and they lost big time. Now pro-choice members of Congress are saying, "Enough!"