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Slovakia’s Parliament rejects harmful restrictions on safe abortion care

Today the Slovak Parliament rejected draft legislation that would have severely restricted women’s access to abortion care and subjected women to a series of humiliating and medically inaccurate and unnecessary requirements prior to accessing abortion. [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Releases New Brief of European Abortion Laws

Europe leads the world with its number of liberalized laws on abortion, but many women still face access barriers due to regulatory restrictions or regressive threats (PRESS RELEASE) --A new comparative overview of European abortion [...]

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New Tool Shows State of Abortion Law and Abortion Access Across America

Center for Reproductive Rights comprehensive digital map shows the ‘No Roe Reality’ of abortion laws, restrictions,and protections on the books - including those laws currently blocked by the courts (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center [...]

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UK Parliament votes to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights in Northern Ireland

(GENEVA)--In a 332 to 99 vote, the UK Parliament has just adopted provisions calling for the decriminalization of abortion in Northern Ireland.  “This is a major step towards the advancement of reproductive rights in Northern [...]

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Six-Week Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Court in Mississippi

Six-Week Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Court in Mississippi (PRESS RELEASE) Today, a federal district court in Mississippi temporarily blocked a state law passed in March that would ban abortion after six weeks of pregnancy. [...]

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Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on HB 126 passed by the Missouri legislature today:

Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO, on HB 126 passed by the Missouri legislature today “Without shame and on the heels of Alabama’s new criminal abortion ban, the Missouri legislature has passed an unconstitutional, [...]

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Statement: Alabama’s Unconstitutional Ban on Abortion

Statement: Alabama’s Unconstitutional Ban on Abortion Statement by Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on Governor Kay Ivey signing House Bill 314 into law: “All who care about women should [...]

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Georgia Governor Signs Almost Total Ban on Abortion

Georgia Governor Signs Almost Total Ban on Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill (HB 481) that would effectively ban abortion outright. The law makes it a crime for doctors to [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Trump Administration Finalizes Title X Domestic Gag Rule

Trump Administration Finalizes Title X Domestic Gag Rule The Center for Reproductive Rights will ask court to block rule in Maine Today, the Trump Administration released a final rule that would make sweeping changes to [...]

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President Trump’s Remarks on Abortion Spread Misinformation

President Trump's Remarks on Abortion Spread Misinformation The following is a statement by Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs at the Center for Reproductive Rights about President Donald Trump’s State of the Union [...]

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Senate Rejects Bill to Deny Millions of Women Health Care Coverage

Senate Rejects Bill to Deny Millions of Women Health Care Coverage (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Senate rejected a sweeping ban on insurance coverage of abortion that would have devastated access to reproductive healthcare for [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.