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Friend-of-the Court Brief: James Roger Demers v. Canada

(On October 30, the Center's U.S. Legal Program submitted its first friend-of-the-court brief to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).) The Center for Reproductive Rights (the "Center") is a non-governmental human rights organization dedicated [...]

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Richmond Medical Center for Women v. Herring: Virginia’s Partial Birth Infanticide Act of 2003

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-71.1 © 2008 Thomson Reuters/West. No Claim to Orig. US Gov. Works. WEST'S ANNOTATED CODE OF VIRGINIATITLE 18.2. CRIMES AND OFFENSES GENERALLYCHAPTER 4. CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON ARTICLE 9. ABORTION § [...]

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Nova Health Systems v. Henry: Petition

Oklahoma - 2008 Nova Health Systems v. Henry: Petition

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Davis v. W.A. Drew Edmondson: Memorandum of Law

Download the Memorandum of Law in the case Davis v. W.A. Drew Edmondson below >,

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Davis v. W.A. Drew Edmondson: Petition

Download the the petition in the case Davis v. W.A. Drew Edmondson below >,

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Tucson Women’s Center v. Arizona Medical Board: Complaint

Download the the complaint in the case Tucson Women's Center v. Arizona Medical Board below >,

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Tucson Women’s Center v. Arizona Medical Board: Memorandum of Law

In this facial and as-applied challenge, Plaintiffs seek immediate injunctive relief against two provisions of 2009 AZ HB 2564 ("the Act"), an omnibus anti-abortion bill passed by the Arizona legislature earlier this year. If permitted [...]

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Keep Justice in the Supreme Court: The Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor

Fifteen years. That's how long it's been since a pro-choice president has had the opportunity to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat. It's an opportunity that none of us can miss to make sure the [...]

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Take Action Against the Hyde Amendment A poor woman in Texas, relying on public assistance to make ends meet for her family, decides that she can’t continue an unwanted pregnancy. But a first-trimester abortion costs [...]

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Tummino v. von Eschenbach: FDA Decision 2009

On March 23, 2009, the Center scored a major victory when a federal court ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had put politics before women's health when it decided to limit over-the-counter access [...]

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Featured Video: Nancy Northup on CBS News

Center President Nancy Northup talks to CBS News about the Center's victory in our Plan B case against the FDA. On March 23rd a federal court ordered the FDA to reconsider making the emergency contraceptive [...]

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Repro Rights Are Human Rights

Six months pregnant and feeling unwell, a poor woman goes to a state-run clinic in Rio de Janeiro for help—and is turned away. A week later, she is dead. Halfway around the world, in Hungary, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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