10.29.14 - This Election Day,
November 4, three states will be voting on ballot initiatives that would
dangerously restrict access to legal abortion services. Here’s what’s at stake
and what you can do.
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…
The new federal requirement that private health insurance cover the cost of birth control has generated much heated controversy these last few
weeks: Congressional hearings, proposed legislation to unwind it, multiple legal actions…
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…