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NYT Editorial Endorses Women's Health Protection Act

On the eve of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s historic hearing on the Women’s Health Protection Act, The New York Times has published an opinion

Women’s Rights Leaders Talk to Cosmo

Three prominent voices of the women’s reproductive rights movement knock it out of the park in a compelling interview over at Cosmopolitan.com this week…

Admitting that Abortion is Safe

For years, extremist activists and politicians have offered up false science and feigned concern for women’s health as part of their strategy to limit abortion access…

Fixes Proposed for Buffer Zone Ruling

The Boston Globe reports this week on some of the first proposed legislative responses out of Massachusetts after last…

Fundamentally Wrong-headed

Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup did a round of press interviews following the shocking U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby…

Human Rights v. World Cup

“How can we balance our love of the game with our commitment to human rights?” asks Human Rights Watch Deputy Director, Iain Levine, in his timely opinion piece in Foreign Policy

U.S.-born Girls Face “Vacation Cutting”

The practice of genital mutilation, while deeply embedded in a number of African and Middle Eastern cultures, has been banned in the United States for almost 20 years…

MSNBC: After Tiller

In a frank and unsettling segment of her show, MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry talks to journalist Irin Carmon and the Center for Reproductive Rights’ Policy and Advocacy…

IUDs are Like Abortion. Wait. What?

Writer Katie McDonough’s recent article at Salon.com discusses the ludicrous logic behind proposed legislation in Ohio to ban insurers—both public…

Women's Rights Hang In the Balance

Imagine that a group of state legislators didn't like a particular religious denomination and decided to run it out of state by enacting new ­building codes applicable to only them, enumerating countless requirements for the number of parking spaces churches must have, the space…