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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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21 Members Of Congress Call On El Salvador To Decriminalize Abortion

21 Members Of Congress Call On El Salvador To Decriminalize Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) Today Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Norma J. Torres delivered a letter from 21 Members of Congress, including House Foreign Affairs Committee [...]

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Salvadoran Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Miscarriage Granted Asylum

Salvadoran Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Miscarriage Granted Asylum (PRESS RELEASE) This week the Swedish Migration Agency granted asylum to Maria Teresa, a Salvadoran woman wrongfully imprisoned after a miscarriage who was absolved and released in [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court (PRESS RELEASE)  Today President Trump announced the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch [...]

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U.N. General Assembly Adopts Resolution to End Child, Early, and Forced Marriage Worldwide

U.N. General Assembly Adopts Resolution to End Child, Early, and Forced Marriage Worldwide (PRESS RELEASE) Today the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) reaffirmed its commitment to eliminating child, early and forced marriage globally with a [...]

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Irish Government to Provide Monetary Reparations Following Landmark United Nations Abortion Case

Irish Government to Provide Monetary Reparations Following Landmark United Nations Abortion Case (PRESS RELEASE) The Irish government intends to give compensation to Amanda Mellet following a landmark decision from the United Nations Human Rights Committee recognizing [...]

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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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U.N. Human Rights Committee Concerned by Poland’s Restrictive Abortion Law

U.N. Human Rights Committee Concerned by Poland's Restrictive Abortion Law (PRESS RELEASE) Women in Poland may face risks to their health and lives as a result of the country’s highly restrictive abortion law—according to a [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Sends Second Challenge to ACA Birth Control Benefit Back to Lower Courts

U.S. Supreme Court Sends Second Challenge to ACA Birth Control Benefit Back to Lower Courts (PRESS RELEASE) Today the U.S. Supreme Court remanded Zubik v. Burwell, the second major challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s [...]

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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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Philippine Department of Justice Fails to Include Grounds for Abortion in Draft Criminal Code

Philippine Department of Justice Fails to Include Grounds for Abortion in Draft Criminal Code (PRESS RELEASE) More than 50 representatives from human rights organizations, academia, and other civil society groups in the Philippines and abroad, [...]

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New Report: Unsafe Abortion and Inadequate Access to Contraception in Uganda Leaves Women with Few Options

New Report: Unsafe Abortion and Inadequate Access to Contraception in Uganda Leaves Women with Few Options (PRESS RELEASE) Confusing abortion laws and reproductive health policies in Uganda have forced women to turn to unsafe abortions [...]

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