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Anti-choice extremists are committed to restricting access to birth control. Your gift will help us make sure women get the access they need.

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Birth Control

Birth control is about equality for women. Using birth control lets women plan when and whether to have a family. In fact, 99% of women use birth control at some point in their lives.

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Tell Republican Senators: Don't Obstruct President Obama's Supreme Court Nominee

President Obama has fulfilled his constitutional duty to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court, nominating Merrick Garland. And yet Senate Republican leaders are still refusing to do their jobs.

Urge Your Members of Congress to Cosponsor the Women's Health Protection Act

The Women's Health Protection Act puts a stop to restrictions and obstacles that prevent women from getting the care they need and deserve. Tell your members of Congress to support it!

Featured Efforts

Combating the Zika Health Crisis

The Republicans are playing games with the health of women and families. Their Zika bill restricts funding for contraception and health care clinics. Learn More »

Fighting discrimination in Washington D.C.

For the first time in 23 years, anti-choice members of Congress, led by Ted Cruz, are trying to overturn two non-discrimination laws passed by the D.C. City Council. Learn More »


Rebecca, 23,

At age 22, I was diagnosed with endometriosis. If I were no longer able to obtain birth control, I don’t know what I would do to control my symptoms.

Laura, 19

I was 18 when I found out. I consistently used condoms with my boyfriend at the time, and less than a year out of high school, I was panicked.

The Problem

Many anti-choice activists oppose birth control just as much as they oppose abortion.

  • They work to block women's access to birth control at pharmacies and hospitals.
  • They lie about birth control to perpetuate a myth that it causes an abortion. Birth control is not abortion.
  • They work to deny women contraceptive coverage.

Our Solution

There are many ways to make sure that women get the birth control they need. Better access means fewer unintended pregnancies.

News & Updates

NARAL Urges California Governor to Expand Contraceptive Access, Sign Bill For 12-Month Birth Control

The nation’s leading pro-choice advocacy group today urged California Governor Jerry Brown to sign a bill to expand access to contraception for women across the state.

NARAL Mosquito Spotlights Ineffective Zika Bill

We went in costume to the Senate hearing on Zika to make sure everyone knew the GOP bill is basically just bug spray.

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