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All Politics Are Local

Update: A state judge just temporarily reinstated the two doctors' admitting privileges. But the fight is far from over. The case is still moving forward. We will continue to keep you updated.

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When Clinics Close

When Marva Sadler started out in health care, her job was to save lives. She was a paramedic in Waco, TX, and she worked on a truck responding to emergencies whenever a call came in. …

The Risks of a New Norm

Just weeks ago, the Center filed suit against Arizona because of a new law that we believe will deny women the many advantages of having a safe non-surgical, or medication, abortion early in a pregnancy…

WATCH: Texas Law Closes Two More Clinics

Amy Hagstrom Miller, owner of Whole Woman’s Health and our client, appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show last night to deliver devastating news: the unconstitutional law passed in Texas last summer has forced her to close two of her five clinics in the state…

Planned Parenthood Arizona et al. vs Humble

​​This case challenges a provision of Arizona House Bill 2036, passed during the 2012 legislative session, and its implementing regulation, issued by the Arizona Department of Human Services on January 27 of this year, which will completely ban or severely restrict medication abortions in

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The Center for Reproductive Rights

India: State must act on contraception

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh ordered the government of Haryana to respond within a month to a petition alleging that its reproductive health policy and programs discriminate against women by limiting…

Stuart et al. v. Loomis

The Center is challenging a newly enacted North Carolina law which prohibits a woman from getting an abortion until four hours after her physician performs an ultrasound, places the ultrasound images in her view, and provides her with a detailed explanation and description of the images, whether

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Open
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The Center

The State of the States

Over the past year, we have had to double the size of our team of attorneys and experts who track state legislation and policy. And the reason why couldn’t be more apparent: the assault on reproductive rights continues at an unprecedented level. …

In Pursuit of Justice

Twenty-eight-year-old Alyne de Silva Pimentel, a poor Afro-Brazilian woman with a young daughter, was six months pregnant with her second child when she began to experience severe nausea and abdominal pain.  When her symptoms intensified, she sought help at a private health center…

Fighting for Women in Ireland

On Nov 13, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined with the Irish organization Doctors for Choice to stand with three women who were forced to leave the country to terminate pregnancies that had no chance of survival and posed health risks…

Our Work in Focus

Six years ago this week, the Center for Reproductive Rights won a groundbreaking victory for the women of Peru and around the world . For the first time, an international human rights body condemned a country for failing to provide abortion services that were both legal and essential to the health of a woman, violating her fundamental human rights in the process…
Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose hundreds of measures intended to erode women’s rights to abortion and reproductive health care…
The story of Polish daughter and mother P and S is deeply complicated. P, a teenager, was raped and became pregnant as a consequence. She wanted to terminate the pregnancy and had a right to under Poland's laws…
There was a time not long ago when those of us dedicated to protecting reproductive freedom viewed the surge in attacks of 2011 as an aberration, an extreme political reaction…
Put 2012 against any year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, in 1973, and you would be hard pressed to find a period that offered as many highs and lows as the past 12 months. Let's start with the highlights…

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