Skip to comments.NARAL president leaving at end of year
Posted on 05/12/2012 6:04:33 AM PDT by NYer
Nancy Keenans decision comes as abortion opponents have stepped up attacks.
Nancy Keenan, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, announced Thursday that she’s stepping down as the head of the nation’s largest abortion rights group at the end of the year.
In a statement, the organization said Keenan will stay on until her contract expires. In the meantime, the board will start its search for a successor.
“Nancy inspired Americans, from lawmakers to everyday citizens, to proudly proclaim their pro-choice views and act on these values,” said Janet Denlinger, the chairwoman of the organization’s board of directors. Keenan has been in the post since December 2004.
Keenan’s decision comes as abortion opponents have stepped up their attacks at the federal and state levels. NARAL warned in a report earlier this year that the anti-abortion activity, in the form of various restrictions being considered by Congress and state legislatures, reached its highest level in years in 2011 and was likely to continue throughout 2012.
In an interview with The Washington Post, Keenan said she was worried that the organization would need younger leadership to help revive the abortion rights movement, which has been seeing a decline in interest among younger women.
“There’s an opportunity for a new and younger leader,” Keenan told the Post. “Roe v. Wade is 40 in January. It’s time for a new leader to come in and, basically, be the person for for the next 40 years of protecting reproductive choice.”
Why, does the Antichrist need an executive assistant?
Oh, to be a fly on the wall during those job interviews....
I couldn’t care less what this murderer does—I hope she turns to G-d and does Tshuva and Tikkun.
Looking at Nancy you just *know* that she’s never had a pregnancy...wanted or otherwise.
Old Nan is just another Montana Democrat......lots and lots of posturing and harumphing....but at the end of the day.....she doesn’t do anything but stand there with her hand out looking for money.
I’m about as likely to get pregnant as most of these hideous NARAL harpies. Just saying.