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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, et al. v. Serio (amicus)

The Center for Reproductive Rights participated as an amicus (friend-of-the-court) in this case, in order to support the validity of New York's Women's Health and Wellness Act (WHWA), which requires employee health plans that cover [...]

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

Young Mexican Rape Victim Speaks Out on Her 18th Birthday, Urging the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Formally Admit Her Case

Today, with the support of international human rights groups, Paulina, a young rape victim from Mexico, is asking the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to formally admit her legal petition so that negotiations can begin [...]

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Contraceptive Coverage in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program

In 1998, Congress voted to ensure that all Federal Employees Health Benefit Program (FEHBP) participants have access to comprehensive contraceptive coverage in the FY 1999 Treasury, Postal Service and General Government Appropriations Bill. Previously, FEHBP [...]

Contraception,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms American’s Right to Privacy in Landmark Case

New York, NY - ,In an historic decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today struck down a Texas sodomy law that singled out gay people for criminal prosecution. Ruling that the petitioners in this case "are [...]

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