LOWELL, Mass. (Oct. 10, 2019) – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) was endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America in her campaign for re-election to represent Massachusetts’ 3rd Congressional District.
“I am honored to receive the endorsement of NARAL Pro-Choice America for my re-election campaign,” said Congresswoman Trahan. “At a time when women’s reproductive rights are under assault all over the country from state legislatures to the Supreme Court, we are fortunate to have NARAL leading the fight on key women’s issues. 2020 will undoubtedly be an election year where women rise up and make their voices heard loud and clear, and I am excited to be among those strong female voices taking a stand on issues important to women and families.”
“With reproductive freedom under attack by Donald Trump and his anti-choice allies across the country, Massachusetts women and families need strong champions like Lori Trahan to stand up for them and their basic rights,” said Ilyse Hogue, President of NARALPro-Choice America. “Lori Trahan came to Congress ready to fight back for reproductive freedom, and she works hard to ensure all Americans can make their own decisions, free from government interference. NARAL proudly endorses her campaign for re-election and looks forward to fighting alongside in her at this critical time for reproductive freedom.”
“Rep. Trahan has repeatedly stood up for reproductive freedom for everyone in the Commonwealth, including by endorsing the ROE Act,” said Rebecca Hart Holder, executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts. “She understands that Roe v. Wade is at real risk and now is the time for Massachusetts to act to secure and expand access to abortion care. That’s why I am thrilled that NARAL Pro-Choice America is endorsing Rep. Trahan.”
Congresswoman Trahan is a strong advocate for reproductive freedom. In her first few months serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, she co-sponsored legislation to repeal the discriminatory Hyde Amendment and block the Trump administration’s global gag rule that prevents women from knowing their full options about reproductive healthcare. She also signed on to the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would protect women and families from state laws attempting to restrict their ability to make their own decisions about their bodies.