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Equal access to abortion care is essential for social and economic equality, reproductive autonomy, and the right to determine our own lives. But, in many places, accessing abortion care is extremely difficult, and for many people [...]

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Bills Would Improve Access to Reproductive Health Care for U.S. Servicemembers and Veterans

Two bills were recently introduced in the U.S. Congress that would improve access to contraception for servicemembers and their dependents and in vitro fertilization (IVF) services for veterans. The Center for Reproductive Rights—as part of [...]

Assisted Reproduction,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Story

Coalition Letter Supporting the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2021

The Center joined 32 organizations in submitting a sign-on letter on April 20, 2021, to lead sponsors Senator Shaheen and Congresswomen Speier, Escobar, and Strickland in support of the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and [...]

Assisted Reproduction,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Documents

The First 100 Days of the Biden-Harris Administration: Reproductive Rights, Health and Justice

In its first 100 days, the Biden-Harris administration has taken crucial steps to undo many Trump-Pence administration’s policies that undermined reproductive rights and access to health care in the U.S. and around the world.

United States,Engaging Policymakers,Story

Tn 48-Hour Delay En Banc Stay Request Granted

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case Document

Statement from Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on the Confirmation of Vanita Gupta for Department of Justice Associate Attorney General:

We congratulate Vanita Gupta on her historic confirmation as Associate Attorney General and are encouraged that a bipartisan majority of the Senate has recognized her robust record and experience as a civil rights attorney and [...]

United States,Engaging Policymakers,News

Biden Administration to Rescind Trump-era “Domestic Gag Rule”

The Biden Administration on Wednesday issued a proposed rule to undo a harmful Trump-era policy, known as the “domestic gag rule,” that targeted the Title X family planning program with regulations limiting access to reproductive health care services.

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Story

Sixth Cir. Grants State’s En Banc Request TN 48-Hour

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case Document

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Black Maternal Health Week is April 11-17

As the U.S. faces a maternal health crisis, with Black women three times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications, the Center for Reproductive Rights has partnered to sponsor Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17—a seven-day series aimed at raising awareness, inspiring activism, and strengthening organizing for Black maternal health.

Maternal Health,United States,Engaging Policymakers,Story

Kansas Court Strikes Down Abortion Method Ban, Reaffirming Right to Abortion Under State Constitution

The Kansas state constitution’s protection of abortion rights was reaffirmed last week when a state court permanently blocked a ban on a standard method of abortion. The ruling came in a case brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights on behalf of a Kansas OB/GYN and her medical practice.

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Some GOP-led states target abortions done through medication

The Center’s Elisabeth Smith, chief counsel for state policy and advocacy, is quoted in this AP article about states’ attempts to restrict medication abortion: “When we look at what state legislatures are doing, it becomes [...]

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Kansas Ban on Standard Abortion Method Struck Down as Unconstitutional

04.07.21 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, a Kansas state court permanently blocked the state’s ban on the standard method of abortion after approximately 14 to 15 weeks of pregnancy, a procedure known as D&E. The ruling comes after the Kansas Supreme Court recognized for the first time in 2019 that Kansans have [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Press Releases

Kansas judge overturns ban on some abortions, citing state Supreme Court ruling

This Kansas City Star article quotes the Center’s Nancy Northup, president and CEO, about a recent Court victory that threw out a law banning a standard abortion method: “Today’s decision reaffirms that ruling and ensures [...]

United States,Center in the Spotlight

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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