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Biden’s Proposal to Lift Hyde Amendment Is a Step Toward Allowing Abortion Coverage for Medicaid Recipients card link

Biden’s Proposal to Lift Hyde Amendment Is a Step Toward Allowing Abortion Coverage for Medicaid Recipients

For the first time in decades, a president has submitted a budget without the Hyde Amendment, a policy that prohibits coverage of abortion care for people insured through Medicaid. It's now up to Congress to [...]

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Federal Bill Would Promote Youth Sex Education in U.S.

May is “National Sex Ed for All” month, and the Center is proud to support a new federal bill that would provide funding to improve access to comprehensive sex education and sexual health services for young people throughout the U.S.

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Servicemembers and Veterans Face Barriers in Accessing Contraception

Center and partners publish an issue brief examining barriers to care and policy solutions Servicemembers, veterans and their families face a number of barriers in accessing the contraception they need, particularly as compared to the civilian [...]

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Center and International Human Rights Partners Call on Poland to Reject Bills Restricting Sexual and Reproductive Rights

The Center for Reproductive Rights, along with more than 100 other human rights organizations, released a joint statement that calls for the Polish parliament to reject two harmful proposals to restrict abortion and sexuality education [...]

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Nancy Northup Discusses Proposed Title X Restrictions on The Rachel Maddow Show

Nancy Northup Discusses Proposed Title X Restrictions on Maddow Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, was a guest on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show today discussing the Trump Administration’s proposed restrictions [...]

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A Duty to Protect

The Zika outbreak threatens dire consequences in countries that have failed to prioritize women’s health and human rights. Katia lives in El Salvador, one of several Latin American countries where the government has advised women [...]

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Over the Counter

Over the Counter It’s time to put birth control pills where they belong: on the shelf next to condoms, spermicide, and emergency contraception. Savannah remembers feeling “extremely uneasy” on the first day of her first [...]

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Without a Prescription

Over-the-counter birth control. It’s a great idea in theory. But how do we get there? On the first day of her first year in college, Savannah remembers feeling “extremely uneasy”—and it wasn’t just freshman jitters [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Spring Webinar Series with LSRJ, the Center for Reproductive Rights & Ipas: Register Here!

Spring Webinar Series with LSRJ, the Center for Reproductive Rights & Ipas: Register Here! Join us on Monday, April 20th at 7pm EST for “Human Rights at Home and Abroad.” During this presentation, our speakers [...]

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Lawmakers Force Doctors to Mislead Patients

Lawmakers Force Doctors to Mislead Patients Last week, the state of Arizona further invaded the doctor-patient relationship when the governor signed a new law requiring abortion providers to inform their patients about a scientifically unproven [...]

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Crisis in the South

Over the last four years, access to abortion care has been shrinking all across the United States. In the South, the situation has become particularly dire. Last month, under the cover of night, a hooded [...]

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An “Abortion Ban” for Poor Women

An “Abortion Ban” for Poor Women Anti-choice politicians have pushed hundreds of different sham laws over the last few years, but all are designed to do just one thing: Make abortion care more difficult to [...]

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No Health Care for New Class of Immigrants

No Health Care for New Class of Immigrants A recent piece in the New York Times takes a look at the scope of President Obama’s bold Executive Order on immigration, which promises to shield up [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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