Washington, DC — Today, NARAL Pro-Choice America announced that it is calling for Congress to enact Supreme Court expansion as part of the organization’s court reform efforts. This announcement comes as NARAL joins the Just Majority: Democracy Demands A Fair And Ethical Court campaign alongside partners across the progressive movement.
NARAL Pro-Choice America President Mini Timmaraju released the following statement in response:
“When the judiciary is the problem, the only answer is court reform. We need to act now to protect reproductive freedom, safeguard our democracy, and restore trust in our courts. Conservatives spent decades stacking our federal courts with ideologues, but it was the work of Trump and the Senate Republicans that dealt a major blow to our freedom when they rammed through a Supreme Court supermajority that’s already taken away our constitutional right to abortion. This is an existential crisis, and we need all of our options on the table to salvage the legitimacy of our judiciary. We at NARAL Pro-Choice America won’t accept a future where judges enact lawless policies that 8 in 10 Americans oppose.”
For over 50 years, NARAL Pro-Choice America has fought to protect and advance reproductive freedom at the federal and state levels—including access to abortion care, birth control, pregnancy and post-partum care, and paid family leave—for everybody. NARAL is powered by its 4 million members from every state and congressional district in the country, representing the 8 in 10 Americans who support legal abortion.