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November 13, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Today, at a briefing held by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) discussed the growing racial disparities in maternal health and the urgent need to combat the Black maternal mortality crisis.

October 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) applauded passage of House Resolution 1153 - Condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent.

September 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the following statement on the House passage of H.R. 4996, the Helping MOMS Act, bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing and ending America’s growing maternal mortality crisis.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In an op-ed published yesterday in The Hill, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of the Abortion Rights & Access Task Force of the Pro-Choice Caucus, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Barbara Lee (CA-13), Co-Chairs of the Pro-Choice Caucus, and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Chair of the Providers and Clinics Taskforce of the Pro-Choice Caucus cal

September 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today issued the following statement on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court:

September 25, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), along with Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus co-chairs U.S. Reps. Reps. Barbara Lee (CA-13) and Diana DeGette (CO-01) and eight colleagues, sent a letter today to Senate leaders urging them to abstain from voting on any Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg until after the next President is sworn into office.

September 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today joined Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Jerrold Nadler (NY-10),  Zoe Lofgen (CA-19), and more than 170 members of Congress in urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an immediate investigation into new whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga.