1969 February 14

NARAL, Abortion Rights Group, Founded


Now known as NARAL Pro Choice America, NARAL was founded as the National Association for Repeal of Abortion Laws, and later became the National Abortion Rights Action League. It was founded on this day at the first National Conference on Reform of Abortion Laws in Chicago. The conference was sponsored by 21 organizations and 350 individuals.

Go to the NARAL web site: http://www.naral.org/

Watch the president of NARAL debate abortion clinic protection laws: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWl16941pw0

Follow a timeline on abortion rights: http://www.prochoice.org/about_abortion/history_abortion.html

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