Reproductive Freedom for All California, formerly NARAL Pro-Choice California, is the leading grassroots reproductive freedom advocacy organization in California.
Some of our past legislative wins include:
- 2022: Passed a constitutional amendment in the state legislature, qualifying it as Proposition 1 on the November 2022 ballot to enshrine the right to abortion and contraception in the California State Constitution. Proposition 1 passed with 67% of the vote.
- 2022: Established the California Future of Abortion Council, making history by enacting the most comprehensive and bold legislative package expanding abortion access in the U.S., and secured $205 million in the 2022-23 state budget to expand and strengthen access to reproductive health care and abortion services.
- 2022: Passed a law and budget item that creates a fund for organizations that provide practical and logistical support to patients who need help overcoming barriers to accessing abortion care, and establishes a website, abortion.ca.gov, with comprehensive information regarding accessing abortion care in California.
- 2022: Passed a law that stabilizes California’s abortion provider network by establishing a program to reimburse abortion providers who provide care to patients with low incomes and those who face financial barriers to accessing abortion and contraception.
- 2022: Passed a law that ensures no one in California will be investigated, prosecuted, or incarcerated for ending a pregnancy or experiencing pregnancy loss.
- 2021: Passed a law to improve perinatal outcomes, close racial disparities in maternal and infant mortality and morbidity, and improve data collection and research on socioeconomic factors that contribute to negative birth outcomes.
- 2021: Passed a law that removes cost-sharing for abortion care so that no one in California is unable to access care because of the cost of the service.
- 2021: Introduced a bill to ensure that all University of California (UC) healthcare providers practicing in non-UC facilities are able to provide comprehensive reproductive and LGBTQ-inclusive healthcare, prompting the UC Board of Regents to adopt a policy change to fix the issue in part.
- 2020: Passed a law that increases access to high-value, high-quality maternal healthcare by removing outdated physician supervision requirements from the practice of nurse-midwifery.
- 2020: Passed a law that extends job protection for accessing paid family leave to an additional 6 million Californians.
- 2019: Passed a law that requires all public universities provide medication abortion on campus.
- 2019: Passed a law that requires implicit bias training for perinatal providers to address bias and reduce California’s alarmingly high rates of Black maternal mortality.
- 2016: Passed a law that requires all insurance providers to pay for a 12-month supply of birth control in one pharmacy visit.
- 2016: Passed a law that lets Californians get direct access to reproductive and sexual health care without a referral from a primary care provider.
- 2016: Made Oakland the second city in the nation to create penalties for false advertising by anti-choice fake clinics.
- 2015: Passed the first statewide law in the country that cracks down on anti-abortion fake women’s health centers.
- 2013: Passed a law that allows the training of nurses and physicians assistants to provide abortion care. Governor Brown signed it into law in October 2013.