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October 9, 2018 / Press Releases

NARAL Pro-Choice America Endorses Lori Trahan for Congress


Candidate in Massachusetts’ 3rd Congressional District Earns Endorsement from Nation’s Leading Pro-Choice Advocacy Group

For Immediate Release: October 9, 2018
Contact: media@prochoiceamerica.org

NARAL Pro-Choice America today announced its endorsement of Lori Trahan in Massachusetts’ 3rd Congressional District.

“Women’s rights and reproductive healthcare are under attack like never before, and that’s why it is more important than ever to elect pro-choice champions  like Lori Trahan be elected into office,” said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America.  “Lori  is a proven advocate for reproductive rights and we have every confidence she’ll be on the front lines of the fight to protect and expand reproductive freedom. We’re  thrilled to endorse her.”

“There are real threats to women’s rights that could affect generations of women to come. We need champions in Congress who will stand strong against any movement that will take away a woman’s right to choose or limit access to reproductive health care. We also need leaders in Washington who can build coalitions to break through the gridlock and fight for paid family leave,” Trahan said. “I am proud to stand with NARAL and look forward to working with them on these critical issues.”

Trahan is the former chief of staff and top advisor for Congressman Marty Meehan. After ten years of public service, Trahan became an executive at a Massachusetts tech startup before joining a business consulting firm focused on diversifying the workforce. Trahan is a pro-choice advocate who  will ensure access to reproductive healthcare is a priority in Congress.

NARAL’s political program for the 2018 general election is the organization’s largest ever midterm political program to advance candidates fighting for “our values, our future, our vote.” NARAL is investing in diverse candidates up and down the ballot in 19 states, mobilizing members and voters through mail, phones, digital ads, door to door canvassing, TV ads, and rallies that hold anti-choice candidates accountable and lift up pro-choice champions. To read more about NARAL’s endorsed candidates, click here.

NARAL Pro-Choice America and its network of state affiliates are dedicated to protecting and expanding reproductive freedom for all Americans. NARAL works to guarantee that every woman has the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. In recognition of its work defending our constitutional right to choose, Fortune Magazine described NARAL as “one of the top 10 advocacy groups in America.”

Everyone should be able to decide if, when, how, and with whom they start or grow a family.

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