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Lawsuit to Block Florida’s Abortion Ban is Based on State’s Constitutional Protections card link

Lawsuit to Block Florida’s Abortion Ban is Based on State’s Constitutional Protections

Florida’s supreme court has repeatedly affirmed that the state constitution's right to privacy includes abortion.

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How U.S. States Can Protect Abortion Rights

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to overturn the right to abortion, state abortion protections matter more than ever.

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In Wake of Leaked Draft Opinion in Supreme Court Case, U.S. Senate to Take Second Vote on Bill to Protect Abortion Rights

The Women’s Health Protection Act would protect the right to access abortion in every state—even if the Supreme Court weakens or overturns Roe.

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New Center Report Shows How State Constitutions Can Protect Abortion Rights 

As the Supreme Court considers whether to overturn decades of precedent holding that the U.S. Constitution protects abortion, state constitutions and courts matter more than ever.

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Colorado Becomes the 22nd State to Protect Abortion Rights

While many states race to restrict or ban abortion, other states enact measures protecting rights and access.

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Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court card link

Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court

Ruling in Sayed v. Sindh marks major progress in improving maternal health, especially for women living on low incomes.

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Black Maternal Health Week is April 11-17

As the U.S. faces a maternal health crisis, with Black women three times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications, the Center for Reproductive Rights has partnered to sponsor Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17—a seven-day series aimed at raising awareness, inspiring activism, and strengthening organizing for Black maternal health.

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Washington Post Op-ed: Center CEO Urges Congress to Protect Abortion Access

Following the Center’s recent U.S. Supreme Court victory in June Medical Services v. Russo, Center for Reproductive Rights president and CEO Nancy Northup, in an opinion piece for The Washington Post, called on Congress to [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Center Leader Recognized for Work on Black Maternal Health

Breana Lipscomb, Senior Manager of the Maternal Health and Rights Initiative at the Center for Reproductive Rights, was recently awarded the inaugural Kira Johnson Advocate of the Year Award for her work on Black maternal [...]

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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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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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Unequal Access to Maternal Health Care in the EU

Access to quality maternal health care is a human right to which all women and girls are entitled. Regardless of nationality, ethnicity, race, or any other social, economic or political affiliation, all pregnant persons are [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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