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Women’s Health Protection Act: Congress Has a Moral and Legal Obligation to Protect Abortion Access

Ms. Magazine featured the congressional testimony of Professor Michele Goodwin, chancellor’s professor at the University of California, Irvine, in support of the Women's Health Protection Act (WHPA). She testified: Enacting WHPA will be a substantial [...]

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We’re Mississippi’s Last Abortion Clinic, and We’re Braced for the Worst

Jackson Women’s Health Organization’s Shannon Brewer contributes an opinion piece to the New York Times describing what it’s like to be the clinic director at the only abortion clinic left in Mississippi, dealing with dozens [...]

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Women’s Health Protection Act Reintroduced in Congress: “Abortion with Dignity and Without Barriers”

In this Ms. Magazine article about the 2021 reintroduction of the Women's Health Protection Act, Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, talks about recently released polling conducted by Hart Research [...]

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Democrats reintroduce legislation to protect abortion access around the country

In an NBC News piece about the 2021 reintroduction of the Women's Health Protection Act (WHPA), Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, is quoted on the importance of WHPA, saying, [...]

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Sara Rogel: El Salvador frees woman accused of abortion

A BBC News article discusses the release from prison of Sara Rogel, a woman in El Salvador who was unjustly imprisoned after being accused under the country’s anti-abortion law. According to the report, dozens of [...]

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Convicted for ‘advertising’ abortion, German doctors are fighting to share the facts

In this CNN article about a German law that prevents doctors from “advertising for abortion,” or even publishing information on abortion on their websites, Leah Hoctor, the Center for Reproductive Rights' regional director for Europe, [...]

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The Unique Dangers of the Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear a Mississippi Abortion Case

In this New Yorker article, the author states with the Supreme Court's decision to review a Mississippi abortion ban, the most pressing question now may be not whether Roe and Casey can survive, but how [...]

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Supreme Court agrees to hear case challenging Roe v. Wade

In this NBC Today Show segment, President and CEO Nancy Northup discusses the Supreme Court's decision to review a Mississippi abortion ban. "Supreme Court agrees to hear case challenging Roe v. Wade," NBC Today Show, [...]

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Abortion Test Case From Mississippi Could Undermine Roe V. Wade

The Center's President and CEO, Nancy Northup, is quoted in this NPR segment. Northup states, "The court cannot uphold this law in Mississippi without overturning Roe's core holding, and that core holding - that every [...]

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Supreme Court takes case that could decide the future of abortion rights in the U.S.

Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, talks with Rachel Maddow on MSNBC about why the Supreme Court agreeing to hear the Mississippi abortion case could be the first step in [...]

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Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Case Challenging Roe v. Wade

This article in the New York Times discusses the Supreme Court's annuncement in a Center for Reproductive Rights case to hear Mississippi's appeal to a ircuit Court decision throwing out the state's law banning most [...]

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The Supreme Court Just Fired a Major Warning Shot at Roe

In this Rewire News "Boom! Lawyered" podcast, Hillary Schneller, Senior Staff Attorney at the Center, joins the discussion about the Supreme Court's recent decision to review Mississippi's abortion ban after it was ruled unconstitutional by [...]

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The Global Gag Rule’s Long Shadow in Pakistan

An article in Foreign Policy explores the impact in Pakistan of a Trump-era policy, called the "Global Gag Rule," that undermined health and rights of women around the world by denying funding for foreign organizations [...]

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