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2013’S BIGGEST MOMENTS

2013’s Biggest Moments The past year gave us landmark victories, unprecedented hostility from the opposition, and historic legislation that could end the madness. Despite the absence of bumbling politicians using their stump speeches to prove [...]

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An Open Letter to Michigan Legislators

An Open Letter to Michigan Legislators   Dear Speaker Bolger and Senator Richardville, We strongly urge you to allow Michigan voters to decide whether they support the initiative that would force women to purchase a [...]

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This Week in Reproductive Rights

This Week in Reproductive Rights Center president and CEO Nancy Northup appeared on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes to discuss how Albuquerque voters sent a powerful message about unconstitutional 20-week bans and what the [...]

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New Report: Unsafe Abortion and Inadequate Access to Contraception in Uganda Leaves Women with Few Options

New Report: Unsafe Abortion and Inadequate Access to Contraception in Uganda Leaves Women with Few Options (PRESS RELEASE) Confusing abortion laws and reproductive health policies in Uganda have forced women to turn to unsafe abortions [...]

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Ending the Shame

No great leaps in medical technology will ever alter the reality that a certain percentage of pregnancies fail for natural, unavoidable reasons. What can, and what in fact must, change is the care women receive [...]

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Fighting for Women in Ireland

Fighting for Women in Ireland On Nov 13, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined with the Irish organization Doctors for Choice to stand with three women who were forced to leave the country to terminate [...]

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History on the Hill

History on the Hill Center president and CEO appeared on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes to talk about the just announced Women’s Health Protection Act and how we finally have a bill that will [...]

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All In With Chris Hayes: The GOP abortion assault in the states

All In With Chris Hayes: The GOP abortion assault in the states Center president and CEO appeared on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes to talk about the just announced Women’s Health Protection Act and [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Glamour: The Women’s Health Protection Act Puts Reproductive Rights in the Spotlight

Glamour: The Women's Health Protection Act Puts Reproductive Rights in the Spotlight By Caitlin Moscatello Last week, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) presented a new bill that would make it illegal for a woman to have [...]

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History in the Making

History in the Making The need for systemic change across the United States reproductive rights landscape has long been self-evident. In 2011, state legislatures passed more than 90 restrictions on access to reproductive health care. [...]

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Certified Questions of Law from the Supreme Court of the United States

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Unspeakable Cruelty

The Costa Rican government ignored its laws and inflicted brutal suffering on a woman who had every right to a legal abortion. Aurora was on the way to her friend’s house when the bleeding started. [...]

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Mark Ruffalo Speaks Out

Mark Ruffalo Speaks Out Great speech from Mark Ruffalo over the weekend. The actor wrote a letter that was read at an abortion rights rally in Jackson, Mississippi, recounting his mother’s harrowing experience with an [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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