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October 2, 2008

Jewish Dems Launch New Ad on Reproductive Choice

Listed in: Women's Issues, Reproductive Rights, NJDC News, Press Releases

Choice Ad

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) launched a new ad highlighting the important difference between Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain on the issue of reproductive freedom. This is the latest ad in a national ad campaign that will continue to appear in local Jewish newspapers across the country until Election Day.

"While Obama has consistently supported reproductive choice, McCain has long record of being against reproductive choice and has stated that he wants Roe v. Wade to be overturned," said Ira N. Forman, Executive Director of NJDC.

As part of NJDC’s national ad campaign, the latest ad will run in local Jewish newspapers throughout the county this week. The ad, which focuses on reproductive freedom states:

Protecting the right to choose starts with your choice this November.

Barack Obama supports a woman’s right to choose.

“I have consistently advocated for reproductive choice and will make preserving women’s rights under Roe v. Wade a priority as President. I oppose any constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s ruling in this case.”
Statement submitted to NARAL Pro-Choice America, 5/14/07

John McCain opposes a woman’s right to choose.

“I do not support Roe v. Wade. It should be overturned.”
MSNBC, 2/18/07

Protect the right to choose while we still have a choice.

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