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Oct 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The co-chairs of the Pro-Choice Caucus, U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), hailed the steps taken today by the Biden administration to rebuild the nation’s Title X family planning program. 

Sep 1, 2021 Press Release

Today, Pro-Choice Caucus co-chairs Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the enactment of S.B. 8, the Texas law banning all abortions as early as six weeks: 

Sep 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus co-chairs Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Progressive Caucus chair Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) released the following statement in response to the enactment of S.B. 8, an extreme anti-abortion law in Texas: 

Jul 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), co-chairs of the Pro-Choice Caucus, issued the following statement in the wake of the U.S. House of Representatives move today to – for the first time in more than 40 years – advance an appropriations bill free of the Hyde Amendment:

May 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Leaders of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus hailed the exclusion of the Hyde amendment from President Biden’s first annual budget proposal submitted to Congress today as a significant moment in their fight to expand access to reproductive care.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court announced today it will soon hear arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case dealing with the constitutionality of a Mississippi law banning almost all abortions after 15 weeks. 

Apr 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) today applauded the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) letter to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) indicating that it will halt enforcement of the medically unnecessary in-person dispensing requirement for mifepristone. 

Dec 23, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus – led by U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and (D-CA) and Diana DeGette (D-CO) – sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden outlining the steps they hope his administration will immediately take to “preserve, protect, and advance sexual and reproductive health” for everyone in the U.S. and around the world.
Oct 26, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), as co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, issued the following statement after the Senate voted tonight to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court:
Sep 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), as co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, issued the following statement on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court:

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On January 5, 2017, members of the Pro Choice Caucus, along with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood and Ilyse Hogue of Naral joined together to condemn Congressional Republicans' plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act and the many protections it offers American women.