Press Releases

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
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:

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:

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Pro-Choice Caucus Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in June Medical Services v. Russo to overturn the Louisiana law requiring physicians who provide abortion care to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of a clinic.
May 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pro-Choice Caucus Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), along with taskforce leads Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Katherine Clark (D-MA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Judy Chu (D-CA), Julia Brownley (D-CA), Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), released the following statement on the Trump Administrat

Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pro-Choice Caucus Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) and taskforce leads Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Judy Chu (D-CA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Norma Torres (D-CA), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Julia Brownley (D-CA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA) released the following statement today after multiple state governments att

Jan 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pro-Choice Caucus Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) released the following statement after 207 members of Congress submitted an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade:

“Shame on the members of Congress who are doubling down on their efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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