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Hearing Recap: Witnesses Urge Congress to Pass the Women’s Health Protection Act card link

Hearing Recap: Witnesses Urge Congress to Pass the Women’s Health Protection Act

In a hearing chaired by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) in the U.S. Senate, reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates and experts testified in support of the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), a federal bill to protect the right to access abortion throughout the United States.

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U.S. Senate Holds Hearing on the Women’s Health Protection Act

Reproductive health, rights, and justice experts and advocates will be testifying before the U.S. Senate tomorrow in support of the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021 (S.1975), federal legislation that protects the right to access abortion free from medically unnecessary restrictions and bans that impede access in states across the country.

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Women’s Health Protection Act Introduced in U.S. Congress to Protect Abortion Access

As members of the U.S. Congress introduce the Women’s Health Protection Act, the Center for Reproductive Rights is announcing new research showing that a solid majority of U.S. voters support passage of federal legislation that would protect the right to access abortion care throughout the United States.

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Biden’s Proposal to Lift Hyde Amendment Is a Step Toward Allowing Abortion Coverage for Medicaid Recipients

For the first time in decades, a president has submitted a budget without the Hyde Amendment, a policy that prohibits coverage of abortion care for people insured through Medicaid. It's now up to Congress to [...]

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EACH Act Would Remove Major Economic Barriers to Abortion Access in the U.S.

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate introduced the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Act, a federal bill to ensure that every person who receives health care or insurance [...]

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Center’s Concerns About Judge Barrett’s Reproductive Rights Views “Further Intensified” After Committee Testimony card link

Center’s Concerns About Judge Barrett’s Reproductive Rights Views “Further Intensified” After Committee Testimony

Updated Report Examines the SCOTUS Nominee’s Testimony Before the Senate Judiciary Committee The Center for Reproductive Rights has issued an updated report after analyzing Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee October [...]

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On Hyde Amendment’s 44th Anniversary, Center and Allies Call for its End

Amendment Prohibiting Federal Coverage of Most Abortion Care Harms Marginalized Communities Since 1976, the Hyde Amendment has institutionalized unequal access to reproductive health care by denying coverage of abortion care for people enrolled in Medicaid [...]

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Serving Those Who Serve?

The Center for Reproductive Rights and partners have developed a set of three issue briefs focusing on reproductive health care for servicemembers, veterans and their families. The series, titled Serving Those Who Serve?, describes the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

New Trump Administration Rule Will Encourage Discrimination in Health Care card link

New Trump Administration Rule Will Encourage Discrimination in Health Care

Changes Apply to the Implementation of ACA’s Section 1557 That Protects Women, LGBTQ People, and Immigrants The Trump administration just finalized a new rule that would harm health care access for women, LGBTQ people, and [...]

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Center CEO Urges Congress to Pass Legislation to Protect Abortion Access

House Hearing on Women’s Health Protection Act Held February 12 Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, testified on February 12 at a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives in [...]

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Center CEO to Testify in U.S. Congress on Legislation to Protect Abortion Access

On February 12, Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, will be testifying at a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the Women’s Health Protection Act. The [...]

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Speak Out Now Against Health Care Discrimination

Today, the Trump administration continued chipping away at civil rights protections by proposing a rule that endorses discrimination in health care settings—putting patients’ lives and health at risk. This rule, published by the Department of [...]

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Stop the Trump Administration from Erasing Women

New bill demands Department of State stop neglecting vital data on reproductive health care from its annual report on global human rights The Trump administration has made no secret of its commitment to erasing women [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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