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Bush Administration Pushes Through Last-Minute HHS Rule

Center for Reproductive Rights Calls on Obama to Rescind Policy NEW YORK - Just over a month before President George W. Bush's departure from office, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today issued [...]

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Tummino v. von Eschenbach: Discovery Order Suggesting Bad Faith on Part of FDA

February, 2006New YorkPOHORELSKY, Magistrate Judge:The plaintiffs in this action seek judicial review, under the Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”), see 5 U.S.C. § 706, and the United States Constitution, of the actions taken by the Food [...]

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Tummino v. von Eschenbach: White House Discovery Order

November 2006 POHORELSKY, Magistrate Judge:Before the court are various issues concerning discovery in this action, which challenges several determinations made by the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”)1 concerning Plan B, the so-called “morning after” pill. [...]

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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, et. al. v. Serio: Appellate Division Opinion

Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court (Lamont, J.), entered December 2, 2003 in Albany County, which, inter alia, granted defendant's cross motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint. This appeal presents constitutional and [...]

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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, et. al. v. Serio: Court of Appeals Opinion

Plaintiffs challenge the validity of legislation requiring health insurance policies that provide coverage for prescription drugs to include coverage for contraception. Plaintiffs assert that the provisions they challenge violate their rights under the religion clauses [...]

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Catholic Charities of Sacramento v. Superior Court of Sacramento County: Supreme Court Decision

In this case, we address a church-affiliated employer’s constitutional challenges to the Women’s Contraception Equity Act (WCEA),1 under which certain health and disability insurance contracts must cover prescription contraceptives. The plaintiff employer, which opposes contraceptives [...]

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Proposed HHS Regulations Create Confusion Around Women’s Access to Reproductive Healthcare Information

NEW YORK - Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed new regulations which would limit women's ability to get complete reproductive healthcare services. While the rules are not identical to the draft [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Opposes Proposed HHS Regulations That Would Launch a Dangerous Assault on Women’s Health

Applauds Senator Clinton for Taking a Stand Against Proposal to Limit Access to Reproductive Healthcare NEW YORK - Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) will hold a press conference today at New York's Bellevue Hospital, speaking out [...]

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High Court in Colombia Refuses to Outlaw “Morning-After Pill”

Council of State of Colombia Rules that Drug Doesn't Violate Right to Life NEW YORK -- Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights applauded a decision by Colombia's highest administrative court not to deny women legal [...]

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U.N. Committee Finds U.S. Is Falling Short in Tackling Racism in Reproductive Health Care

California Congresswoman Joins Center in Speaking Out against Disparities NEW YORK - Today, on the eve of International Women's Day, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination said the United States was [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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