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Human Rights Expert Cynthia Soohoo of Columbia Law School Joins the Center for Reproductive Rights

Hired as Domestic Legal Program Director The Center for Reproductive Rights today announced the appointment of Cynthia Soohoo, age 40, as the organization's new director of the Domestic Legal Program, starting January 7, 2008. Since [...]

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Activists Around the Country Aggressively Working to Criminalize Abortion and Reverse Roe, Since 2004, 17 States have considered 38 Abortion Bans

Center for Reproductive Rights Releases 2007 "What if Roe Fell?" Report, Groundbreaking Polling Shows A Majority of Americans Believe Roe is Vulnerable WASHINGTON, D.C.- According to legal analysis conducted by the Center for Reproductive Rights, [...]

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Overview of Types of Abortion Restrictions in the States

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A New Legal Landscape: A Three-Pronged Attack on Abortion Rights

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What If Roe Fell? 2007

Download the factsheet summarizing the main points in the Center's comprehensive report, What if Roe fell? 2007. ,

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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP): Avoiding the TRAP

"TRAP" laws (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) target the medical practices of doctors who provide abortions, and impose on them burdensome requirements which are different and more stringent than the legal requirements imposed on other [...]

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Emergency Contraception for Rape Survivors

Emergency contraception ("EC") is a form of birth control that is taken after sexual intercourse. Currently, the only drug available in the United States that has been specifically approved by the FDA for use as [...]

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Court Closes Curtain on Kansas “Kiss and Tell” Case

Success for Plaintiffs in Four-Year Legal Battle to Protect Teens’ Sexual Privacy New York - Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced that the Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit dismissed the government's appeals [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Senate’s Vote to Repeal the Global Gag Rule

The Center for Reproductive Rights calls on President Bush to sign the bill repealing the Global Gag Rule. The President has repeatedly stated his commitment to cultivating democracy abroad and should therefore, take this opportunity [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Case Summaries: Privacy Law 1891-Present

The 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade was far from radical—it was the logical extension of Supreme Court decisions on the right to privacy dating back to the turn of the century and [...]

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Roe v. Wade – Then and Now

On January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court struck down the State of Texas's criminal abortion laws, finding that the right to decide whether to have a child is a fundamental right guaranteed by [...]

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Reproductive Rights Groups Hail Decision Striking Down Michigan’s Third Attempt at a Dangerous and Extreme Ban on Abortion

The American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Reproductive Rights, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America today hailed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit striking down Michigan's third attempt at [...]

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Roberts Court Shows Its Cards: In A Stunning Reversal, Supreme Court Rules Against Women’s Health, In Favor Of Abortion Restriction

Today, in its ruling upholding the Federal Abortion Ban case, the U.S. Supreme Court effectively overturned 30 years of precedent and announced that women's health is no longer a paramount concern. The Center for Reproductive [...]

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