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Statement by Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights

The Weldon Amendment New York - The Center for Reproductive Rights salutes both the California Attorney General Bill Lockyer and National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) for filing lawsuits against the Weldon amendment [...]

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Center Joins Couples’ Legal Battle Against Costa Rica’s IVF Ban

Case Before Inter-American Commission Could Have Repercussions in U.S. Washington, D.C. In a case that could undermine women’s access to reproductive technologies, contraception and abortion across North, Central and South America— including the United States— [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Asks Tenth Circuit to Rehear Oklahoma Abortion Law Case

Denver | Learn moreToday, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a petition with the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, requesting that the court reconsider its recent ruling on an Oklahoma parental consent abortion law. According [...]

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Discriminatory Oklahoma Law Put on Hold: State Agrees Not to Distribute “Choose Life” License Plate Proceeds

Tulsa State officials agreed not to distribute the proceeds from Oklahoma's "Choose Life" specialty license plates to anti-choice pregnancy counseling centers until July 1, 2005. The agreement was reached in connection with a lawsuit brought [...]

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More Harm than Good: Florida’s Constitutional Amendment on Parental Notification for Abortion Statement from Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights

New York, NY Election day was a sad day for the young women of Florida. Do the voters in the state realize that they have now threatened the health and well-being of countless young women [...]

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Responding to the Challenge of Four More Years of the Bush Administration’s War on Women

Statement by Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights New York, NY |Post-Election Virtual Press KitPresident Bush's reelection presents pro-choice forces with another four years of his administration’s relentless war on women. The Center for [...]

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Legislation on Female Genital Mutilation in the United States

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Advocacy in Whispers: The Impact of the USAID Global Gag Rule Upon Free Speech and Free Association in the Context of Abortion Law Reform in Three East African Countries (PDF)

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Fourth Circuit to Review Injunction on Virginia’s So-called “Partial Birth Infanticide” Act

Richmond, VA Media AdvisoryWHAT: Oral arguments will be heard at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond Medical Center for Women v. David M. Hicks.The federal lawsuit, brought by the Center [...]

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Florida Court Strikes Down Law Forcing Abortion Providers To Give Patients Harmful Information

West Palm Beach Today, the Fourth District Court of Appeals in Florida struck down an informed consent law, ruling it unconstitutional. The law would have forced abortion providers to communicate biased information to their patients.Currently, [...]

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Abortion Rights in Trouble New Study Shows:

If Roe v. Wade Were Overturned Today, Over 70 Million Women and Girls In More than Half the Country Would be Impacted New York, NY If the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. [...]

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New Abortion Study Finds: If Roe were Overturned Today, Millions of Women in More than Half the Country Could Lose Access to Abortion

The Center and Congressional Members to Hold Press Conference Washington, DC |Report will be available online October 5, 2005.MEDIA ADVISORYWHAT:The Center for Reproductive Rights along with members of the Bipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus will hold [...]

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Report Exposes Failure of Law to Address Reproductive Health Problems in India

New Delhi, India Media AdvisoryWhat:Indian release of Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives - South Asia.A groundbreaking study, this report by the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights and local [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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