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Oral Argument in FDA Lawsuit Postponed Until Thursday, 2:00pm

Battle Over "Morning-After Pill" Goes Before New York Court WHAT: Oral argument in Tummino v. von Eschenbach will be heard at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Chief Judge Edward [...]

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Study Exposes Government Neglect Of Women’s Health In East And Southeast Asia

Provides Legal Strategies to Hold Policymakers Accountable Manila, Philippines- Governments in East and Southeast Asia must work much harder to serve the reproductive health needs and promote the autonomy of the women in their region, [...]

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GAO Report on FDA’S Plan B Decision Process Confirms Center’s Lawsuit

The Government Accountability Office released a report finding that the Food and Drug Administration's refusal to make the emergency contraceptive, Plan B, available without a prescription was "unusual" and "not typical" of previous decisions on [...]

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For First Time in NCLR’s History, Briefing on Reproductive Rights of Hispanic Women to be Held at Annual Conference

For the first time since the creation of the National Council of La Raza, two organizations focused on women's reproductive rights issues will host a briefing on the reproductive advancement of Latinas during La Raza's [...]

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FDA Commissioner Crawford, No More Stalling! Plan B Belongs On the Drugstore Shelves.

Statement from Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights The Center for Reproductive Rights urges the FDA's Acting Commissioner Lester Crawford to issue a decision making the emergency contraceptive Plan B available without a prescription [...]

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Yet Another Excuse from the FDA on Delaying Plan B Decision

Statement from Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights Last week, Dr. Lester Crawford, the nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration, gave yet another excuse for failing to make the emergency contraceptive, Plan [...]

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Center Sues FDA for Denying Women Over-the-Counter Access to Emergency Contraception

FDA Internal Memo Suggests Agency Did Not Follow Regulations Read the complaint online (PDF) | Virtual Press Kit Friday evening, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed suit against the Acting Commissioner of the Food and [...]

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