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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on U.S. Department of Justice Lawsuit Against Texas on Six-Week Abortion Ban

09.09.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights regarding the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against the state of Texas on S.B. 8: “It’s a gamechanger [...]

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Statement: House Passes Spending Bill Without Helms Amendment

07.29.2021 Statement by Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: We applaud the House of Representatives on the historic passage of an appropriations bill that will significantly advance sexual and reproductive [...]

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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 [...]

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New Website Exposes Motives of Anti-Abortion Policymakers

While last week’s Supreme Court decision struck down a Louisiana anti-abortion law, hundreds of restrictive abortion laws remain on the books—a new online tool seeks to hold state lawmakers accountable for promoting women’s, children’s health. [...]

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State Leadership Summit 2019

The Summit convened state advocates, state legislators, and national partners across 16 states, as well as activists and leaders from Ireland and Argentina, for a day of strategizing, information sharing, and skill building. This powerful [...]

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State Department Fails to Report on Reproductive Rights in Over 200 Countries for the Second Year in a Row

State Department Fails to Report on Reproductive Rights in Over 200 Countries for the Second Year in a Row Washington D.C. (Press Release) The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly condemns the US State Department’s decision [...]

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Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $380,000 for the Center for Reproductive Rights

Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $380,000 for the Center for Reproductive Rights (PRESS RELEASE) —The Center for Reproductive Rights raised $380,000 yesterday evening at their inaugural Los Angeles benefit, co-hosted by Elizabeth Banks and board member [...]

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Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court

Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court Fifth Circuit now reviewing law that would force Texas doctors to perform higher-risk procedures that go against their best medical [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court (PRESS RELEASE) Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: “Today, after a wrenching confirmation [...]

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Lawmakers and Civil Society Pressure Department of State to Bring Back Deleted Reproductive Rights Sections in Annual Human Rights Reports

Lawmakers and Civil Society Pressure Department of State to Bring Back Deleted Reproductive Rights Sections in Annual Human Rights Reports (PRESS RELEASE) 129 Members of the House of Representatives have joined with 97 Civil Society [...]

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In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent

In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a Louisiana law that [...]

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Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Decision allows challenge by Virginia health care providers to move forward (PRESS RELEASE) A Virginia federal court today rejected the Commonwealth’s efforts to shut [...]

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Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Lawsuit brought by health care providers challenges abortion restrictions in the Commonwealth of Virginia — some of which have been on the books for [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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