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In the face of ongoing, aggressive attacks on reproductive freedom in 2014, we continued to give our all to protect women’s fundamental rights—with big results. Keep up the momentum in 2015. Donate today. Here are [...]

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A Sincere Thank You

A Sincere Thank You Watch this video from our President &, CEO, Nancy Northup: As the year draws to a close, my thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made the Center’s achievements possible through [...]

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South Carolina: A Sign of Harmful Laws to Come?

South Carolina: A Sign of Harmful Laws to Come? Lawmakers in South Carolina have pre-filed an assortment of new legislation aimed at making it harder for women to access legal abortion care and birth control. [...]

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LA Times Op-Ed: Anti-Choice TRAP Laws Exposed

LA Times Op-Ed: Anti-Choice TRAP Laws Exposed Anti-choice state legislation has been alarmingly successful at limiting abortion access across the country over the last few years, writes CUNY Law Professor Caitlin Borgmann in an incisive [...]

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No Health Care for New Class of Immigrants

No Health Care for New Class of Immigrants A recent piece in the New York Times takes a look at the scope of President Obama’s bold Executive Order on immigration, which promises to shield up [...]

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Warning: Pregnancy May Be Harmful to Your Civil Rights

Warning: Pregnancy May Be Harmful to Your Civil Rights “At no point in her pregnancy should a woman lose her civil and human rights,” assert the authors of a recent op-ed in the New York [...]

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Black Women’s Health: A Twitter Chat with SisterSong and Ebony

Black Women’s Health: A Twitter Chat with SisterSong and Ebony How do racial disparities in health care affect women of color? This week, Ebony magazine took on the complex topic by hosting a Twitter chat [...]

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Unhealthy Initiatives

The Center for Reproductive Rights urges voters to reject anti-choice ballot measures in Colorado, North Dakota, and Tennessee. This Election Day, November 4, three states will be voting on ballot initiatives that would dangerously restrict [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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We Can Be Moved

From Ferguson to Geneva in search of reproductive justice. Join us for "Vote for Our Lives: What's at Stake for Black Women's Health", a Twitter chat with Ebony Magazine and SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive [...]

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Preventing Maternal Death

In the vast majority of cases, maternal mortality is completely preventable. Why are 800 women a day still dying from pregnancy complications? Maureen, a maternal health advocate in Uganda, remembers losing her cousin—a young woman [...]

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What Happens Without Legal Abortion?

What Happens Without Legal Abortion? Center president and CEO Nancy Northup reflects on the consequences of abortion bans across the world in a thought-provoking MSNBC editorial this week. Northup contextualizes the importance of the global [...]

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Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Fighting for Abortion Access, All the Way to Supreme Court

Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Fighting for Abortion Access, All the Way to Supreme Court What’s next in the fight against the Texas legislation that has forced a historically unparalleled reduction of abortion services? Center for [...]

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Nancy Northup Talks Texas with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes

Nancy Northup Talks Texas with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes The morning after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted an injunction, shuttering all but eight of Texas’s abortion clinics overnight, Nancy Northup appeared on MSNBC’s All [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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