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Human Rights Expert Cynthia Soohoo of Columbia Law School Joins the Center for Reproductive Rights

Hired as Domestic Legal Program Director The Center for Reproductive Rights today announced the appointment of Cynthia Soohoo, age 40, as the organization's new director of the Domestic Legal Program, starting January 7, 2008. Since [...]

Abortion,United States,News

Activists Around the Country Aggressively Working to Criminalize Abortion and Reverse Roe, Since 2004, 17 States have considered 38 Abortion Bans

Center for Reproductive Rights Releases 2007 "What if Roe Fell?" Report, Groundbreaking Polling Shows A Majority of Americans Believe Roe is Vulnerable WASHINGTON, D.C.- According to legal analysis conducted by the Center for Reproductive Rights, [...]

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Court Closes Curtain on Kansas “Kiss and Tell” Case

Success for Plaintiffs in Four-Year Legal Battle to Protect Teens’ Sexual Privacy New York - Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced that the Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit dismissed the government's appeals [...]

Legal Restrictions, Adolescent SRHR,United States,In the Courts,News

Reproductive Rights Groups Hail Decision Striking Down Michigan’s Third Attempt at a Dangerous and Extreme Ban on Abortion

The American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Reproductive Rights, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America today hailed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit striking down Michigan's third attempt at [...]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights Commends Mexico City for New Law Legalizing Abortion in First Trimester

Vote Follows Important Decisions Acknowledging Reproductive Rights As Human Rights Tuesday, April 24, 2007, New York, NY USA -- Today Mexico City's legislature voted to make abortion legal in the first trimester, a landmark decision [...]

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Roberts Court Shows Its Cards: In A Stunning Reversal, Supreme Court Rules Against Women’s Health, In Favor Of Abortion Restriction

Today, in its ruling upholding the Federal Abortion Ban case, the U.S. Supreme Court effectively overturned 30 years of precedent and announced that women's health is no longer a paramount concern. The Center for Reproductive [...]

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Statement on Supreme Court’s Abortion Ruling by Dr. LeRoy H. Carhart, the lead plaintiff in Stenberg v. Carhart (2000) and Gonzales v. Carhart (2007)

April 18, 2007 - I am devastated by today's decision. I have taken this issue to the Supreme Court twice because I care deeply about the health of my patients and all women. When the [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement On 8th Circuit Ruling that Employers Don’t Have to Cover Contraceptives in Health Plans

New York, NY - Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled that the country's largest railroad, Union Pacific, is not discriminating against women by excluding coverage for prescription contraceptives in its [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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