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Repeal the Ban on Abortion for Women in the Military

For the past fifteen years, the United States government has banned almost all abortion services at United States military hospitals and medical facilities overseas.* These facilities are barred from providing any abortion "except where the [...]

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Download Report: Imposing Misery (Updated Edition)

The Center’s report Imposing Misery, released in 2007, highlighted the devastating effects of an Executive Order (EO) that, for the past ten years, has acted as a de facto ban on modern forms of contraception [...]

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Download Report: Forsaken Lives

Criminal bans on abortion are harmful not only to women but also undermine entire health systems. The report, Forsaken Lives: The Harmful Impact of the Philippine Criminal Abortion Ban, documents the experiences of women in [...]

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Facts on Abortion in the Philippines: Criminalization and a General Ban on Abortion

The Center for Reproductive Rights works nationally and internationally to expand access to reproductive healthcare for women around the world. We have conducted years of investigative research into the status of reproductive rights in the [...]

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Nelson Amendment Goes Far Beyond Current Law with New Restrictions on Abortion Services Coverage

New, far-reaching restrictions on abortion services coverage that are now part of the House and Senate bills on healthcare reform threaten to turn back the clock on access to abortion care for millions of women [...]

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