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Center for Reproductive Rights on Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court

  Statement from Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights         New York, NY—Today, President Obama announced that he will nominate federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.  Nancy Northup, [...]

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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

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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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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Center Calls on Obama to Strike Down Hyde on Roe Anniversary

Nancy Northup Issues Statement On this 2009 anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Center for Reproductive Rights calls on President Barack Obama to strike the Hyde Amendment which bans funding [...]

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New Director for Law School Initiative

Former Director of NYU’s Global Public Service Law Project to Head Center’s Law School Initiative New York - The Center for Reproductive Rights today announced that Diana Hortsch, the former director of New York University [...]

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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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A New Era for Reproductive Rights

Statement by Center President Nancy Northup The Center for Reproductive Rights congratulates President Barack Obama on his historic inauguration. Center President Nancy Northup issued the following statement:"Today, as the world celebrates the inauguration of Barack [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

HHS Rule Set to Go into Effect Inauguration Day

New York—Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced its support for three federal lawsuits filed against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The suits challenge a new regulation that will drastically hinder [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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