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In the face of ongoing, aggressive attacks on reproductive freedom in 2014, we continued to give our all to protect women’s fundamental rights—with big results. Keep up the momentum in 2015. Donate today. Here are [...]

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A Sincere Thank You

A Sincere Thank You Watch this video from our President &, CEO, Nancy Northup: As the year draws to a close, my thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made the Center’s achievements possible through [...]

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South Carolina: A Sign of Harmful Laws to Come?

South Carolina: A Sign of Harmful Laws to Come? Lawmakers in South Carolina have pre-filed an assortment of new legislation aimed at making it harder for women to access legal abortion care and birth control. [...]

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Imprisoned in Malaysia After Legal Abortion

Imprisoned in Malaysia After Legal Abortion UPDATE: Following her conviction in November 2014, Nirmala’s case was appealed to the Penang High Court earlier this month. The judge determined that because she was not provided adequate [...]

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No Health Care for New Class of Immigrants

No Health Care for New Class of Immigrants A recent piece in the New York Times takes a look at the scope of President Obama’s bold Executive Order on immigration, which promises to shield up [...]

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Warning: Pregnancy May Be Harmful to Your Civil Rights

Warning: Pregnancy May Be Harmful to Your Civil Rights “At no point in her pregnancy should a woman lose her civil and human rights,” assert the authors of a recent op-ed in the New York [...]

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Abortion Ban Leads to Death Sentence for Kenyan Nurse

Abortion Ban Leads to Death Sentence for Kenyan Nurse As detailed in a piece this month from Mother Jones, Kenya has recently sentenced a licensed, registered nurse from Nairobi—Jackson Tali—to death after a teenaged girl [...]

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Unhealthy Initiatives

The Center for Reproductive Rights urges voters to reject anti-choice ballot measures in Colorado, North Dakota, and Tennessee. This Election Day, November 4, three states will be voting on ballot initiatives that would dangerously restrict [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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What Happens Without Legal Abortion?

What Happens Without Legal Abortion? Center president and CEO Nancy Northup reflects on the consequences of abortion bans across the world in a thought-provoking MSNBC editorial this week. Northup contextualizes the importance of the global [...]

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Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Fighting for Abortion Access, All the Way to Supreme Court

Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Fighting for Abortion Access, All the Way to Supreme Court What’s next in the fight against the Texas legislation that has forced a historically unparalleled reduction of abortion services? Center for [...]

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Nancy Northup Talks Texas with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes

Nancy Northup Talks Texas with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes The morning after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted an injunction, shuttering all but eight of Texas’s abortion clinics overnight, Nancy Northup appeared on MSNBC’s All [...]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets It

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets It If she wasn’t your hero already, take a look at the interview Justice Ginsburg gave to Elle magazine for their October issue, and you might reconsider. Writer Jessica Weisberg asks [...]

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MSNBC Spotlights “Draw the Line” Campaign

MSNBC Spotlights “Draw the Line” Campaign MSNBC looked at the Center for Reproductive Rights’ new storytelling campaign Draw the Line, which shares the personal reproductive health experiences of Americans from all walks of life.  Top [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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