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Women’s Health Providers To U.S. Supreme Court: Texas Clinic Shutdown Law Defies Constitution, Decades of Precedent

Women’s Health Providers To U.S. Supreme Court: Texas Clinic Shutdown Law Defies Constitution, Decades of Precedent Deceptive law would close more than 75% of Texas clinics and violate longstanding right to safe, legal abortion (PRESS [...]

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United Nations Working Group: Women in the United States, Texas Face Extreme Barriers to Basic Health Care

United Nations Working Group: Women in the United States, Texas Face Extreme Barriers to Basic Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) Women in Texas and across the country continue to face discrimination and extreme barriers to basic [...]

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State Politicians Continue Crusade Against Safe, Legal Abortion in 2015 With Crop of New, Extreme Restrictions

State Politicians Continue Crusade Against Safe, Legal Abortion in 2015 With Crop of New, Extreme Restrictions Politicians introduce nearly 400 bills, enact 47 new laws restricting reproductive health care in the states this year (PRESS [...]

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U.S Senate Narrowly Passes Latest Attempt to Defund Planned Parenthood

U.S Senate Narrowly Passes Latest Attempt to Defund Planned Parenthood Pro-choice champions attempt to block defunding language and protect women’s health clinics (PRESS RELEASE) Ignoring calls from elected officials and other key leaders, the U.S. [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Violence Against Colorado Planned Parenthood

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Violence Against Colorado Planned Parenthood Below is a statement released this morning from Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup regarding yesterday's violent attack on a Planned [...]

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New Research Finds Link Between Self-Induction and Abortion Restrictions

New Research Finds Link Between Self-Induction and Abortion Restrictions First-of-its-kind study suggests self-induction more common in Texas, where deceptive laws have reduced access to care (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) released [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court to Review Texas Clinic Shutdown Law

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Texas Clinic Shutdown Law Deceptive law would close all but 10 clinics in Texas and restrict access to safe, legal care for millions of women. (PRESS RELEASE) The U.S. Supreme [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Second Attack on ACA Birth Control Benefit

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Second Attack on ACA Birth Control Benefit Nonprofits fighting to interfere with employees’ access to affordable health care despite existing accommodation (PRESS RELEASE) The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to [...]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks State Law Aimed at Criminalizing Women’s Health Care Providers

Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks State Law Aimed at Criminalizing Women’s Health Care Providers Measure allowing warrantless searches of abortion providers and felony charges for administrative errors temporarily blocked while litigation continues (PRESS RELEASE) The Oklahoma [...]

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Twenty-Eight Senators Call on President Obama to End Unnecessary Reproductive Health Restrictions That Harm Women Overseas

28 Senators Call on President Obama to End Unnecessary Reproductive Health Restrictions That Harm Women Overseas (PRESS RELEASE) Today Cmd+Click or tap to follow the link">U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and 27 fellow Senators are [...]

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Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools

Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools (PRESS RELEASE) The Ecuadorian government remains silent on endemic sexual violence in schools, failing to attend a hearing this week in Washington [...]

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Texas Strips Planned Parenthood of Medicaid Funding Amid Dire Women’s Health Crisis

Texas Strips Planned Parenthood of Medicaid Funding Amid Dire Women’s Health Crisis Latest attack will cut off access to essential care for thousands in the state’s hardest-hit communities (PRESS RELEASE) Texas politicians today moved to [...]

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Holds Hearing On Wrongful Imprisonment of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarry

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Holds Hearing On Wrongful Imprisonment of Salvadoran Women Who Miscarry (PRESS RELEASE) Reproductive rights advocates testified today in Washington, D.C. about the human rights violations women in El Salvador suffer [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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