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Center for Reproductive Law & Policy v. Bush: Background on Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s 2002 Opinion

Federal appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayor has been nominated by President Barack Obama to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter. Judge Sotomayor currently sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. [...]

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Obama Rescinds Global Gag Rule

Center for Reproductive Rights applauds President, urges further action New York— The Center for Reproductive Rights applauds President Barack Obama's swift executive order repealing the Global Gag Rule soon after taking office. This damaging policy, [...]

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Repro Rights Are Human Rights

Six months pregnant and feeling unwell, a poor woman goes to a state-run clinic in Rio de Janeiro for help—and is turned away. A week later, she is dead. Halfway around the world, in Hungary, [...]

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Expanded Global Gag Rule Limits Women’s Rights and Endangers Their Well-being

An expansion of the "global gag rule" or "Mexico City Policy"-a policy that denies United States development funds to organizations that perform or advocate for abortion, even with their own, non-U.S. funds-poses a grave danger [...]

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