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Center Urges UN Members to Consider Reproductive Rights in Assessing U.S.’s Human Rights Record card link

Center Urges UN Members to Consider Reproductive Rights in Assessing U.S.’s Human Rights Record

U.S. Peer Review at the UN Human Rights Council Scheduled for November 9 In preparation for the upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United States’ human rights record before the United Nations Human Rights [...]

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Tennessee’s Mandatory Waiting Period for Abortion: “Highly Insulting and Paternalistic”

    Update: On 4/23/21, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the 48-hour mandatory waiting period, allowing it to take effect immediately in Tennessee. Patients at health centers at the time of the ruling [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,News

Ruling’s Impact on the Undue Burden Standard

A new report issued by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2020 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought by the Center.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Case

Serving Those Who Serve?

The Center for Reproductive Rights and partners have developed a set of three issue briefs focusing on reproductive health care for servicemembers, veterans and their families. The series, titled Serving Those Who Serve?, describes the [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Decision Will Cause Denial of Birth Control Coverage for Thousands

Court Gives Trump Administration Broad Authority to Expand Employer Exemptions for Moral and Religious Reasons The recent ruling by the United States Supreme Court in favor of the Trump administration’s bid to allow schools and [...]

Contraception,United States,In the Courts,News

New Website Exposes Motives of Anti-Abortion Policymakers

While last week’s Supreme Court decision struck down a Louisiana anti-abortion law, hundreds of restrictive abortion laws remain on the books—a new online tool seeks to hold state lawmakers accountable for promoting women’s, children’s health. [...]

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Las mujeres que están encarceladas injustamente en El Salvador deben ser liberadas ante la pandemia por COVID-19

Ante el avance de la pandemia y la precaria infraestructura carcelaria en El Salvador, la Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, la Colectiva Feminista para el Desarrollo Local, el Centro de Derechos Reproductivos (CRR, [...]

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Supreme Court Hears Case Challenging Trump-Pence Denial of Birth Control Coverage

On May 6 the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case of national significance that could have a huge impact on the ability of women across the country to access birth control.  The case, Trump v. Pennsylvania, challenges the Trump-Pence Administration’s efforts to allow virtually any employer or university to deny its employees and [...]

Contraception,United States,In the Courts,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Servicemembers and Veterans Face Barriers in Accessing Contraception card link

Servicemembers and Veterans Face Barriers in Accessing Contraception

Center and partners publish an issue brief examining barriers to care and policy solutions Servicemembers, veterans and their families face a number of barriers in accessing the contraception they need, particularly as compared to the civilian [...]

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Polish Parliament Must Reject Regressive Proposals on Sexual and Reproductive Rights

We are deeply concerned by relentless attempts to roll back sexual and reproductive rights in Poland. On 15 and 16 April Poland’s Parliament will again debate two draft bills that would severely limit access to [...]

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Center Argues Major Abortion Case Before the U.S. Supreme Court

The Center for Reproductive Rights presents oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could shape the future of abortion rights across the country.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,News

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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