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Written Comments on the Proposed Legislation on Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy before the Spanish Government

The Center for Reproductive Rights respectfully submits the following comments on the "Proposition of Organic Law on the Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy" (Proposición de Ley Orgánica sobre interrupción voluntaria del embarazo. Presentado el 17/04/2008, calificado [...]

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Tummino v. von Eschenbach: GAO Report on FDA Refusal to Allow Plan B to go OTC

GAO Report to Congressional Requesters November 2005 FDA Decision Process to Deny Initial Application for Over-the-Counter Marketing of Emergency Contraceptive Drug Plan B Was Unusual  

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Morning-After Pill Conspiracy: Interview with Annie Tummino

Annie Tummino, 26, works at  Realbirth, a childbirth education and post-partum support center in New York City. She is also chair of the Women’s Liberation Birth Control Project, and has been a coordinator with the [...]

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Rewriting Science Fiction: Editing Politics from Plan B (Nancy Northup’s Blog, The Huffington Post, March 19, 2009)

Nancy Northup calls on President Obama to restore scientific integrity to federal policy decisions regarding women’s reproductive rights, including access to emergency contraception. "After eight years of the Bush administration undermining women's health, Nancy Northup's [...]

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Female Troops Still Lack Access to Plan B Despite Its Legality (Blog, The Hill Blog, March 30, 2009)

Nancy Northup calls for greater access to emergency contraception for American servicewomen overseas. "Despite last week's victory against the FDA, military facilities are not required to stock Plan B, making the drug difficult to access [...]

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Center Praises House for Lifting Ban on Funding for D.C. Abortion Services, Calls on Senate to Do the Same

The House of Representatives voted late today to discontinue the ban on funding for abortion services specifically targeted at women in Washington, D.C.Currently, the District of Columbia is prohibited from using local tax money to [...]

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Shadow Letter to UN HRC on Ecuador (2009)

The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the Human Rights Committee for its review of Ecuador during its 97th Session in October 2009. The letter highlights two structural issues in Ecuador: sexual [...]

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Federal Employees Deserve Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care

Federal Employees Deserve Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care: Congress Should Remove the Prohibition on Abortion Coverage in the Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Center Praises Senate Committee for Voting to Lift Ban on Funding for D.C. Abortion Services

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee for voting to discontinue the ban on funding for abortion services that specifically targeted woman in Washington, D.C. Currently, the District of Columbia is prohibited [...]

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Center Strongly Urges Congress to Protect Healthcare Needs of Women in D.C.

House Committee Votes to Eliminate Ban on District Using Local Money for Abortion Services New York—The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly urges Congress to repeal the ban on funding for abortion services specifically targeted at [...]

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About FACE: Using Legal Tools to Protect Abortion Providers, Clinics and Their Patients

American Constitution Society blog Two of the Center's U.S. Legal Program fellows Rebecca Hart and Dana Sussman authored a post on the American Constitution Society blog on the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act [...]

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FDA Says It Will Not Appeal Court Decision in Center’s Plan B Case

After the Center’s victory against the FDA in March, last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it will clear the way for Plan B's manufacturers' to make the "morning-after pill" available without [...]

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FDA Moves to Expand Access to Plan B

FDA Says Will Not Appeal New York Federal Court Decision Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it will clear the way for Plan B's manufacturers' to make the "morning-after pill" available without [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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