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In the face of ongoing, aggressive attacks on reproductive freedom in 2014, we continued to give our all to protect women’s fundamental rights—with big results. Keep up the momentum in 2015. Donate today. Here are [...]

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Recipe for Disaster

Recipe for Disaster Using absurd building regulations in an underhanded attempt to shutter most of the state’s abortion clinics, Texas legislators risk a public health crisis. Liposuction. Colonoscopy. Skin cancer excision. Vasectomy. A D&,C after [...]

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Historic Hearing on the Hill

Historic Hearing on the Hill At the end of June, the Center for Reproductive Rights led an energized group of women’s health advocates to Capitol Hill to lobby for a piece of legislation called the [...]

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Women’s Rights Leaders Talk to Cosmo

Women’s Rights Leaders Talk to Cosmo Three prominent voices of the women’s reproductive rights movement knock it out of the park in a compelling interview over at Cosmopolitan.com this week. Center for Reproductive Rights president [...]

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NYT Editorial Endorses Women’s Health Protection Act

NYT Editorial Endorses Women's Health Protection Act On the eve of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s historic hearing on the Women’s Health Protection Act, The New York Times has published an opinion piece that endorses the [...]

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Fixes Proposed for Buffer Zone Ruling

Fixes Proposed for Buffer Zone Ruling The Boston Globe reports this week on some of the first proposed legislative responses out of Massachusetts after last week’s disappointing Supreme Court ruling that struck down the state’s [...]

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11 Things You Need to Know: State of the States 2014 Mid-Year Review

One thing that 2014 has proved so far: this fight isn’t over by a long shot. The assault on reproductive rights has not abated. State by state, we are facing some of the most aggressive, [...]

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Filipino Women React to New Rights

Filipino Women React to New Rights This week The Star Online, a Malaysian-based newspaper, explores the personal impact of the Philippine Supreme Court’s landmark decision to uphold a law expanding access to birth control and [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Abandoned By a Nation

The Center filed a new case against Ireland to stop its health care system from turning its back on women in desperate need of help. It’s nearly impossible to go through this life and not [...]

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Women Must Have Control Over Their Own Bodies

Women Must Have Control Over Their Own Bodies [OP-ED] by Rebecca Brown Earlier this year France was the latest to join a handful of progressive countries to expand access to reproductive health services — with [...]

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The State of the States 2013

The State of the States 2013 The Landscape of Abortion Restrictions Passed in 2013 Over the past year, we have had to double the size of our team of attorneys and experts who track state [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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