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State of the States 2017: A Proactive Push in the Wake of Whole Woman’s Health

This report provides a comprehensive overview of state legislation enacted in 2017 restricting access to abortion and family planning services in addition to the proactive approaches state policymakers used to strengthen access to reproductive health [...]

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Deeply Flawed Tax Bill Ripping Health Care Away from Millions Heads to President’s Desk

Deeply Flawed Tax Bill Ripping Health Care Away from Millions Heads to President’s Desk (PRESS RELEASE) — This afternoon, Congress passed a tax bill that threatens the health and economic wellbeing of women and families [...]

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Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Unconstitutional Abortion Ban

Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Unconstitutional Abortion Ban (MEDIA ADVISORY) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has vetoed an unconstitutional abortion restriction passed this month by the state House. The vetoed measure would have banned a safe, medically proven method of second trimester [...]

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Hands Off Our Birth Control

The Center and a coalition of reproductive health advocates delivered over half a million public comments opposing the Trump administration’s new birth control rules. On December 5, 2017, the Center for Reproductive Rights, along with [...]

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Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt: Order Dismssing Motion to Lift Stay as Moot and Lifting Stay

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Trump Administration’s Unconstitutional Contraception Rules Blocked by Federal Court

Trump Administration’s Unconstitutional Contraception Rules Blocked by Federal Court (PRESS RELEASE) - In a victory for women’s health and reproductive rights, a federal judge in Pennsylvania today blocked the Trump administration from enforcing interim final rules [...]

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Over a Half-Million Public Comments from Across the Country Submitted Opposing Trump Administration Rules Threatening Access to Contraception

Over a Half-Million Public Comments from Across the Country Submitted Opposing Contraception Rules Reproductive Rights Groups, Members of Congress and Allies Delivered Massive Wave of Public Comments on Meaningful Impact Contraception Coverage Has Had on [...]

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Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of Center for Reproductive Rights, on yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court order allowing the Trump administration’s travel ban to go into effect pending the legal challenges

Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of Center for Reproductive Rights, U.S. Supreme Court RE: Travel Ban (PRESS RELEASE) - “We are deeply dismayed that the Supreme Court has allowed this discriminatory travel ban [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Hopkins v. Jegley: Brief of Appellants

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the Commencement of Confirmation Hearings on Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Senate began its confirmation hearings on Alex Azar for Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), President Trump’s choice to fill a post vacated by Tom Price, who resigned following an [...]

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Senate To Advance Tax Bill That Would Rob Millions of Americans of Health Care

Senate To Advance Tax Bill That Would Rob Millions of Americans of Health Care (PRESS RELEASE) — Yesterday the United States Senate Budget Committee voted to move forward on a tax bill that threatens the health [...]

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Permanent Injunction – Whole Woman’s Health v. Paxton

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Texas Court Strikes Down Ban on Safest, Most Common Method of Abortion After Approximately 15 Weeks

Texas Court Strikes Down Ban on Safest, Most Common Method of Abortion (Press Release) Today, a federal district court judge struck down a Texas measure banning the safest and most common method of ending a [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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