Press Releases

January 26, 2023

Reps. Lee, DeGette, Pressley, Schakowsky Reintroduce EACH Act for Reproductive Justice

Reps. Barbara Lee (CA-12) and Diana DeGette (CO-1), Co-Chairs of the Pro-Choice Caucus, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (MA-7), Chair of the PCC Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, and Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-9), Chair of the PCC Providers and Clinics Task Force, led a group of 163 members in reintroducing the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Healthcare (EACH) Act, bold legislation to guarantee abortion coverage regardless a patient's health insurance. The EACH Act ends the discriminatory Hyde Amen…  Continue Reading

January 24, 2023

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Issues Statement on Series of Mass Shootings in California

Congresswoman Barbara Lee issued the following statement after the shootings in Monterey Park, Half Moon Bay and Oakland, CA: "24 hours ago we were mourning the tragic loss of life in Monterey Park, and now yet another mass shooting in Half Moon Bay and one in Oakland. "I'm heartbroken for the families and loved ones of the victims. I'm mourning with them and sending my deepest condolences and prayers to them at this time. "If we joined every other developed nation on earth in implementing …  Continue Reading

January 23, 2023

Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Roe Week in Congress

Today, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, released the following statement: "This week, on what should have marked the 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we are fighting for more. Together with our Pro-Choice Caucus colleagues, we are fighting for true reproductive freedom and abortion access for all people, regardless of income, insurance, race, or zip code. As people across the nation feel the impact of th…  Continue Reading

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