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Press Releases

Oklahoma Women At Risk of Losing Access to Non-Surgical Abortion on November 1

(PRESS RELEASE) A district court judge has refused to block Oklahoma’s unconstitutional restrictions on medication abortion in an order issued this…

North Dakota’s Highest Court Upholds Unconstitutional Restrictions on Medication Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) North Dakota’s law severely restricting medication abortion—a non-surgical method of ending a pregnancy in its earliest stages—has been upheld by…

Oklahoma Judge Greenlights Unconstitutional Clinic Shutdown Law

(PRESS RELEASE) A state district court judge failed today to block an unconstitutional Oklahoma abortion clinic shutdown law similar to others…

In The Spotlight

A Call to Pass the #ActforWomen

Nancy Kaufman, the CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women, makes an impassioned call on Congress to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act in an op-ed that appeared on

New York Times: Spain’s regressive abortion bill

Regarding “Spain’s alarming abortion debate” (Editorial, Jan. 18): When a country severely restricts women’s access to abortion, as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is proposing in Spain, it shames and stigmatizes all women who may need to end a pregnancy…

Talking Points Memo: Roe V. Wade Anniversary: Fights Over Abortion Are Often One-Sided

Politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives have already made it clear that—once again—one of their top priorities for the new year will be to continue their relentless assault on women’s health and rights…

MSNBC: Victory in North Carolina

The Center for Reproductive Right’s Nancy Northup appeared on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show just hours after a federal judge permanently blocked an unconstitutional forced ultrasound law that did nothing to further the health and safety of women and served only to shame them out of their…

Rolling Stone: The Stealth War on Abortion

On the morning of December 11th, Gretchen Whitmer, the charismatic 42-year-old minority leader of the Michigan Senate, stood before her colleagues in the Statehouse in Lansing, and told them something she'd told almost no one before. "Over 20 years ago, I was a victim of rape," she said…