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South Carolina: A Sign of Harmful Laws to Come?

South Carolina: A Sign of Harmful Laws to Come? Lawmakers in South Carolina have pre-filed an assortment of new legislation aimed at making it harder for women to access legal abortion care and birth control. [...]

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LA Times Op-Ed: Anti-Choice TRAP Laws Exposed

LA Times Op-Ed: Anti-Choice TRAP Laws Exposed Anti-choice state legislation has been alarmingly successful at limiting abortion access across the country over the last few years, writes CUNY Law Professor Caitlin Borgmann in an incisive [...]

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Spotlight on India Sterilization “Camps”

Spotlight on India Sterilization “Camps” A recent Wall Street Journal article takes a look at some of the big-picture issues around the recent tragedy in Bilaspur, India, where 13 women died and dozens of others [...]

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No Health Care for New Class of Immigrants

No Health Care for New Class of Immigrants A recent piece in the New York Times takes a look at the scope of President Obama’s bold Executive Order on immigration, which promises to shield up [...]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets It

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets It If she wasn’t your hero already, take a look at the interview Justice Ginsburg gave to Elle magazine for their October issue, and you might reconsider. Writer Jessica Weisberg asks [...]

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MSNBC Spotlights “Draw the Line” Campaign

MSNBC Spotlights “Draw the Line” Campaign MSNBC looked at the Center for Reproductive Rights’ new storytelling campaign Draw the Line, which shares the personal reproductive health experiences of Americans from all walks of life.  Top [...]

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‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Joins Everyday Americans to Share Her Reproductive Health Care Story

‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Joins Everyday Americans to Share Her Reproductive Health Care Story State attacks on women’s constitutional rights galvanize women and men across the U.S. to speak out at DrawTheLine.org (PRESS RELEASE) [...]

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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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Senate Bill Would Ensure All Military Servicewomen and Dependents Have Equal Access to Contraceptive Coverage, Family Planning Counseling

Senate Bill Would Ensure Military Servicewomen, Dependents Equal Access to Contraceptive Coverage, Family Planning Sen. Shaheen and more than a dozen other Senators sponsor new legislation to extend comprehensive reproductive health-care coverage to non-active duty [...]

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Despite Support of a Majority of Senators, Opponents of Contraceptive Coverage Block “Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act”

Despite Support of a Majority of Senators, Opponents Block “Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act” 56 Senators voted to advance the bill introduced last week in response to harmful, far-reaching Hobby Lobby decision (PRESS [...]

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Federal Legislation Introduced to Restore Full Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives in Wake of Hobby Lobby

Federal Legislation Introduced to Restore Full Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives in Wake of Hobby Lobby Center for Reproductive Rights Applauds Legislation, Calls the Bill “Bold” and “Necessary” (PRESS RELEASE) Congressional leaders introduced legislation today designed [...]

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At U.N. Human Rights Council, Slovakia Announces Plan to Increase Access to Modern Contraceptives

At U.N. Human Rights Council, Slovakia Announces Plan to Increase Access to Modern Contraceptives (PRESS RELEASE) At the close of its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Slovak government [...]

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Fundamentally Wrong-headed

Fundamentally Wrong-headed Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup did a round of press interviews following the shocking U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. In a 5-4 decision [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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