NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri
Pamela Sumners is executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri. An attorney, she has served as the Director of Gay and Lesbian Rights/AIDS and Civil Liberties Projects for the ACLU of Illinois. Prior to that, she had a private law practice in Birmingham, Alabama, where she focused on constitutional and employment litigation. Among her many high-profile cases were a challenge to state court Judge Roy Moore's posting of the Ten Commandments behind the judicial bench, a suit challenging Alabama's fourth statute allowing school-sponsored prayer in classrooms, and a suit to protect the religious liberty of the only four Jewish students in a rural school system. Sumners' constitutional law practice has included several Supreme Court cases.