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Black Maternal Health Week is April 11-17 card link

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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Protect, Defend, Extend: State of the States 2018

Protect, Defend, Extend: State of the States 2018 In 2018, state legislatures continued their unrelenting attack on abortion access—our report examines those tactics, as well as how advocates are fighting back Opponents of abortion rights [...]

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A Vision of Health

A Vision of Health Many of the nation’s top reproductive rights voices convened in Washington, DC, to nourish our shared vision of reproductive health policy for the future. The audience clusters attentively around her as [...]

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Under Federal Attack

Under Federal Attack The most unpopular Congress in history didn't take that title by accident or through a stroke of bad luck. The 112th Congress, which came to an end just a few months ago, [...]

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2012: U.S. in Review

2012: U.S. in Review Put 2012 against any year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, in 1973, and you would be hard pressed to find a period that offered as many highs [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Resources and Materials on Refusal Laws

Center for Reproductive Rights Resources and Materials on Refusal Laws The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and other reproductive right opponents regularly proclaim that respect for religious liberty requires "conscience provisions," also known as refusal [...]

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2010 State Legislative Wrap Up

In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women’s access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services. Each year, anti-choice state legislators propose measures intended to restrict women’s access to abortion, including [...]

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UN Looks at U.S. Healthcare Through a Different Lens

By Cynthia Soohoo, Originally published in RH Reality Check 12.8.10 - After the midterm elections, Republican leaders are claiming a mandate to undo healthcare reform. Last Friday, there was an opportunity to look at healthcare [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

A First Look Back at the 2010 State Legislative Session card link

A First Look Back at the 2010 State Legislative Session

Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose measures intended to restrict women's access to abortion, including mandatory delays, biased counseling provisions and other burdensome and unnecessary requirements. On average, more than six hundred bills are proposed [...]

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Abortion in Colombia: Hard-Won Gains at Risk

USAID funds must not be used to roll back historic wins for women's reproductive health and rights in Colombia — this is the message that the Center recently delivered to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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