FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2008
Pro-Choice Americans Pay Tribute to Representative Tom Lantos' Legacy of Leadership
Washington, DC – Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, and Amy Everitt, executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice California, issued the following joint statement in commemoration of Rep. Tom Lantos' years of public service and commitment to advancing women's freedom and equality at home and abroad.
"We join Rep. Lantos' many other friends and admirers in paying tribute to a remarkable leader on human rights. Pro-choice Americans will remember Rep. Lantos for his leadership in protecting women's freedom and privacy in the United States and around the globe. We will miss our dear friend, and our thoughts, prayers, and hearts are with his wife, Annette, and his family members during this difficult time."