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Meet the Winners of Our Hall of Fame and Shame 2012!

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It's that time of year again, and we're here to announce the winners of our annual Hall of Fame and Shame contest!

obama-profile.jpgWe tallied your votes, and this year's winner of NARAL Pro-Choice America's Hall of Fame is: President Barack Obama!

From securing no-cost birth-control coverage, to battling out anti-choice presidential candidate Mitt Romney for re-election, to standing with survivors of rape in the military, it's been a big year for our pro-choice president.

We thank President Obama for his hard work protecting women's access to abortion and birth control.

We know that for every pro-choice superstar, there's an anti-choice extremist trying to take away women's reproductive-health care. And that person is the newest member of our anti-choice annual Hall of Shame: Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO).


Todd_Akin_portrait_275.jpgYou may remember Akin's famous gaffe about "legitimate rape," which set off a chain reaction of outrageous comments from other extreme anti-choice candidates.

The backlash from Rep. Akin's comment just goes to show that when politicians try to get between a woman and her doctor, pro-choice voters will find a way to legitimately shut that whole thing down.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Hall of Fame and Shame contest!

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