The “Freedom of Choice Act” and its successor, the “Women’s Health Protection Act” (also known as the “Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act”)
"The first thing I'd do as president is sign the Freedom of Choice Act. That's the first thing that I'd do."
-Senator Barack Obama, speaking to the Planned Parenthood Action Fund
July 17, 2007
Press Release: Senate Democrats launch push for sweeping abortion bill -- July 15, 2014
Written testimony by NRLC President Carol Tobias, submitted to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee at public hearing on S. 1696, the "Women's Health Protection Act" (also known as the "Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act"), July 15, 2014.
NRL News: Sen. Blumenthal objects to Senate vote on his own "Women's Health Protection Act" -- May 13, 2014
Pro-abortion coalition unveils sweeping new pro-abortion legislation in Congress -- November 20, 2013
Legal memorandum on the effects of the "Freedom of Choice Act" by Michael F. Moses, associate general counsel, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops [PDF] - August 15, 2008 (sent to members of Congress with Cardinal Rigali's September 19, 2008 letter)
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) factsheet on the "Freedom of Choice Act." Read this to learn what PPFA admits the FOCA would do. (Factsheet issued January 22, 2004, downloaded from the PPFA website on April 25, 2007.) [PDF]
Pro-Abortion Senators Propose Bill To Invalidate All Limits on Abortion - February 4, 2004