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Nancy Keenan: Abortion rights facing attacks on all fronts

By Eric W. Dolan
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 17:10 EDT
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Nancy Keenan, who is stepping down as the president of NARAL Pro-choice America, warned Monday night that access to abortion would continue to be imperiled by lawmakers.

She said “anti-choice politicians” in Congress were “hell bent” on rolling back women’s reproductive rights. The situation was reflected in many state legislatures as well.

“The battle is on all fronts,” Keenan said. “I think the most critical to all this is that we have to make sure we defeat anti-choice politicians and elect pro-choice politicians to stop this nonsense that we’re seeing both at the state level and the federal level.”

She added that “nonsense” about abortion was now part of the GOP brand, “because the most extreme of that party have taken over the party.”

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Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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