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Women’s Health Providers To U.S. Supreme Court: Texas Clinic Shutdown Law Defies Constitution, Decades of Precedent

Women’s Health Providers To U.S. Supreme Court: Texas Clinic Shutdown Law Defies Constitution, Decades of Precedent Deceptive law would close more than 75% of Texas clinics and violate longstanding right to safe, legal abortion (PRESS [...]

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State Politicians Continue Crusade Against Safe, Legal Abortion in 2015 With Crop of New, Extreme Restrictions

State Politicians Continue Crusade Against Safe, Legal Abortion in 2015 With Crop of New, Extreme Restrictions Politicians introduce nearly 400 bills, enact 47 new laws restricting reproductive health care in the states this year (PRESS [...]

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Dominican Republic Constitutional Court Repeals Abortion Law

Dominican Republic Constitutional Court Repeals Abortion Law (PRESS RELEASE) Despite progress made by the Dominican Republic in 2014 to amend the penal code to decriminalize abortion in limited circumstances, the Constitutional Tribunal of the Supreme [...]

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New Human Rights Case Filed On Behalf of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarried and Are Wrongfully Imprisoned

New Human Rights Case Filed On Behalf of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarried and Are Wrongfully Imprisoned (PRESS RELEASE) Countless Salvadoran women with pregnancy complications continue to be arrested on suspicion of an abortion and later [...]

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U.N. Committee: Russia and Slovakia Must Remove Waiting Periods and Other Barriers to Safe and Legal Abortion

U.N. Committee: Russia and Slovakia Must Remove Waiting Periods and Other Barriers to Safe and Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) The governments of Russia and Slovakia are undermining women’s human rights by introducing retrogressive barriers in [...]

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New Research Finds Link Between Self-Induction and Abortion Restrictions

New Research Finds Link Between Self-Induction and Abortion Restrictions First-of-its-kind study suggests self-induction more common in Texas, where deceptive laws have reduced access to care (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) released [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court to Review Texas Clinic Shutdown Law

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Texas Clinic Shutdown Law Deceptive law would close all but 10 clinics in Texas and restrict access to safe, legal care for millions of women. (PRESS RELEASE) The U.S. Supreme [...]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks State Law Aimed at Criminalizing Women’s Health Care Providers

Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks State Law Aimed at Criminalizing Women’s Health Care Providers Measure allowing warrantless searches of abortion providers and felony charges for administrative errors temporarily blocked while litigation continues (PRESS RELEASE) The Oklahoma [...]

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Twenty-Eight Senators Call on President Obama to End Unnecessary Reproductive Health Restrictions That Harm Women Overseas

28 Senators Call on President Obama to End Unnecessary Reproductive Health Restrictions That Harm Women Overseas (PRESS RELEASE) Today Cmd+Click or tap to follow the link">U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and 27 fellow Senators are [...]

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Texas Strips Planned Parenthood of Medicaid Funding Amid Dire Women’s Health Crisis

Texas Strips Planned Parenthood of Medicaid Funding Amid Dire Women’s Health Crisis Latest attack will cut off access to essential care for thousands in the state’s hardest-hit communities (PRESS RELEASE) Texas politicians today moved to [...]

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Second Court Victory for Arizona Women in Two Days: District Court Continues to Block Law Forcing Doctors to Lie to Women

Second Court Victory for AZ Women in Two Days: District Court Continues to Block Law Forcing Doctors to Lie to Women Order comes after state officials admits expert is lacking one week before a scheduled [...]

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State Court Continues to Block Arizona’s Politically Motivated Restrictions on Medication Abortion

State Court Continues to Block Arizona’s Politically Motivated Restrictions on Medication Abortion Ruling comes less than one week before trial on Arizona law that would force doctors to tell patients it’s possible to “reverse” an [...]

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State Court Blocks Oklahoma Measure Criminalizing Doctors for Providing Safe, Common Abortion Method, But Fails to Block 72-Hour Waiting Period

State Court Blocks Oklahoma Measure Criminalizing Doctors for Providing Safe, Common Abortion Method (PRESS RELEASE) Earlier today, a state court judge blocked an Oklahoma measure banning the most commonly used method of ending a pregnancy [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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