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September 30, 2019 In The News

On the 43rd anniversary of the passage of the Hyde Amendment, a key piece of legislation that restricts abortion rights for Medicaid recipients, Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) have announced the law’s days are numbered.

June 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, sent a letter to Massachusetts state legislators urging passage of the ROE Act. The letter was sent ahead of a public hearing today on the legislation, which would ease restrictions on an individual’s right to make decisions about their reproductive health.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Chair of the Abortion Access Task Force; U.S.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, in response to the restrictive and dangerous anti-abortion laws passed in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Utah and Ohio, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07)

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  – During debate on HR 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions of 2019, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) introduced an amendment that would ensure that the 67 million American women and girls living with a pre-existing conditions would receive the services they need, when they need it, and without the looming fear of financial ruin. These pre-existing conditions include pregnancy, breast cancer and HIV, among others. H.R.