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 2013 Congressional Record on Choice (PDF)
President Obama has asked the Senate to confirm a judicial nominee who tried to channel funds to anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers and make a parental consent law even more extreme. Call on your senators to oppose him.
Call on your members of Congress to cosponsor this bill and keep politicians out of our private decisions about pregnancy.
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
Our president, Ilyse Hogue, explains why the Senate must reject President Obama's judicial nominee Michael Boggs.
We're working with Rep. David Scott to make sure our members understand why Michael Boggs is a dangerous choice for a federal judgeship.
Did you see the video of Rep. Darrell Issa silencing a Democratic Congressmen by cutting of his mic and refusing to let him speak? Rep. Issa and anti-choice politicians have used all sorts of different tactics to shut down those who don't agree with them.