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On the Adoption of the Third U.S. Universal Periodic Review

On March 17, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights and co-sponsoring organizations made remarks at the UN Human Rights Council commending the United States for supporting recommendations related to sexual and reproductive rights received in [...]

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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley Pays Lip Service To Human Rights While Trump Administration Continues To Violate Them

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley Pays Lip Service To Human Rights While Trump Administration Continues To Violate Them Ambassador Haley Condemns Countries That Violate Human Rights, Dodges Questions on U.S. Role at the Council (PRESS RELEASE) [...]

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Trump Administration Expands Global Gag Rule

Trump Administration Expands Global Gag Rule U.S. State Department’s Plan Magnifies the Harmful Impact of the Global Gag Rule on Women and Girls (PRESS RELEASE) The Trump Administration released guidance on a policy that restricts [...]

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President Trump Signs Measure Reversing Obama Era Rule Protecting Women’s Access to Basic Health Care

President Trump Signs Measure Reversing Obama Era Rule Protecting Women’s Access to Basic Health Care (PRESS RELEASE)  President Trump today signed a measure which rescinds an Obama-era rule protecting health care for patients who rely [...]

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New House and Senate Bills Would Repeal Trump’s Global Gag Rule

(PRESS RELEASE) New federal legislation was introduced today in the U.S. House and Senate that would legislatively rescind Trump’s Global Gag Rule, a presidential memorandum signed by Donald Trump yesterday that prohibits U.S.-supported overseas groups [...]

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Trump Orders Global Gag Rule, Cuts Off Vital, Safe Abortion Services For Women

(PRESS RELEASE) As one of his first acts as president, Donald Trump imposed a sweeping new policy that restricts access to safe abortion services for women worldwide. Trump’s Global Gag Rule dictates that U.S.-supported international [...]

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Texas Finalizes Latest Unconstitutional Effort to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

Texas Finalizes Latest Unconstitutional Effort to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion (MEDIA ADVISORY) -- Today the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) finalized unconstitutional new regulations that require the burial or cremation of embryonic and [...]

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City of Baltimore and Center for Reproductive Rights Ask Appeals Court to Uphold Common Sense Regulation of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

City of Baltimore and Center for Reproductive Rights Ask Appeals Court to Uphold Common Sense Regulation of CPCs (PRESS RELEASE) Today the City of Baltimore, with its co-counsel the Center for Reproductive Rights, asked the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Violence Against Colorado Planned Parenthood

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Violence Against Colorado Planned Parenthood Below is a statement released this morning from Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup regarding yesterday's violent attack on a Planned [...]

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New House Bill Would Prevent Harmful Federal Restrictions That Deny Safe Abortion Services to Millions Worldwide

New House Bill Would Prevent Harmful Federal Restrictions That Deny Safe Abortion Services to Millions Worldwide Rep. Nita Lowey and more than 100 other Representatives sponsor new legislation that puts an end to future presidents [...]

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Federal Judge Blocks All Enforcement of Mississippi Admitting Privileges Requirement

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Mississippi Admitting Privileges Requirement State Department of Health will be barred from revoking clinic’s license based on admitting privileges pending outcome of federal lawsuit (PRESS RELEASE) A federal court ruled [...]

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Obama Rescinds Global Gag Rule

Center for Reproductive Rights applauds President, urges further action New York— The Center for Reproductive Rights applauds President Barack Obama's swift executive order repealing the Global Gag Rule soon after taking office. This damaging policy, [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Conclusion of Grand Jury Investigation of Dr. George Tiller

On Thursday, July 3, a citizen-convened grand jury refused to indict Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller. In a written statement, the jurors said they had not found sufficient evidence to accuse Dr. Tiller of [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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