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New Report Calls on Texas Lawmakers to Restore Critical Reproductive Health Care Services for Latinas

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health released a new resource today outlining proactive policies that Texas politicians should enact to end the current health care crisis in…

Center for Reproductive Rights: War On Women Is Over, If You Want It

(PRESS RELEASE) On the 42nd anniversary of Roe v.

El Salvador Issues Pardon of Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy Complications

(PRESS RELEASE) After failing to do so last week, today El Salvador’s Congress has finally approved a pardon for “Guadalupe,” a Salvadoran rape survivor wrongfully imprisoned for homicide after suffering a pregnancy-related complication…

U.S. House Passes Bill to Deny Millions of Women Reproductive Health Care Coverage

(PRESS RELEASE) After canceling a vote originally planned for today on an unconstitutional federal abortion ban following loud opposition over the bill’s cruel, narrow exceptions, the U.S…

Nancy Northup to Speak at New York City Council Press Conference and Rally

The New York City Council will be hosting a press conference and rally commemorating the 42ndanniversary of Roe v. Wade and supporting the federal Women’s Health Protection Act on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 9:15AM.  Later that afternoon,…

Salvadoran Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned for Pregnancy-Related Complications Denied Pardon

(PRESS RELEASE) El Salvador’s Congress has denied freedom to “Guadalupe,” a rape survivor who became pregnant, suffered an obstetric emergency and was wrongfully convicted of and imprisoned for homicide—failing to approve her pardon on Friday by just one vote, despite the recommendation…

113th Congress Saw Significant Pushback Against Attacks on Reproductive Health

(PRESS RELEASE) In the face of relentless attacks on women’s reproductive health and rights, members of the 113th Congress brought a renewed focus on policies that promote equitable access to health care, support women and families, and prevent politicians and employers from interfering…

Dominican Republic Decriminalizes Abortion in Limited Circumstances

(PRESS RELEASE) President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic signed the country’s amended Penal Code on Friday that will finally allow women access to safe abortion services in cases of rape, incest, fetal impairment and when the life of the pregnant woman is at risk—a momentous step…

New Resource Provides State Policy Recommendations for Advancing Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights—along with a broad array of nearly 60 women’s health organizations across the U.S.—is calling on state legislators across the country to move in a new direction by promoting policies which support reproductive health, rights, and justice in…

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Coercive North Carolina Ultrasound Law

(PRESS RELEASE) In a unanimous decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has permanently blocked a 2011 North Carolina law that would force women to undergo a narrated ultrasound before receiving abortion care.