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Written Comments on the Proposed Legislation on Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy before the Spanish Government

The Center for Reproductive Rights respectfully submits the following comments on the "Proposition of Organic Law on the Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy" (Proposición de Ley Orgánica sobre interrupción voluntaria del embarazo. Presentado el 17/04/2008, calificado [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,Europe,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World,Documents

Gonzales v. Carhart: Opinion of the Nebraska District Court

Nebraska  Like giving birth to a child, when a woman ends her pregnancy during or after the second trimester, she confronts a serious problem. Her cervix will frequently be too small to allow the skull [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Documents

Abortion: Parental Consent & Notification by State

Parental involvement laws require young women to obtain the consent of or notify one or both parents in order to obtain an abortion, forcing those who are unable to comply with the requirements to delay [...]

Abortion, Adolescent SRHR,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Institute for the Study of Regulation Critique of the Department of Health and Human Service’s Cost-Benefit Analysis of proposed “conscientious refusal” regulation

Institute for the Study of Regulation Critique of the Department of Health and Human Service's Cost-Benefit Analysis of proposed "conscientious refusal" regulation

United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

Comments of the Center for Reproductive Rights et al., Opposing Proposed HHS “Conscientious Refusal” Regulation

Comments of the Center for Reproductive Rights et al., Opposing Proposed HHS "Conscientious Refusal" Regulation

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

No Abortion Ban: National Day of Action — How to Lobby 101

Print out the Center's basic primer on how to lobby when you attend the National Day of Action on December 2, 2009. Make sure to bring extra copies for your friends and family!

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The Stupak-Pitts Amendment Goes Far Beyond the Already-Punishing Restrictions in the Hyde Amendment

The Stupak-Pitts amendment, added to the House of Representative's healthcare reform bill in last-minute maneuvers on the House floor, is sometimes described as a mere extension of current restrictions on Medicaid funding for abortion (known [...]

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Senate Should Maintain Fair and Balanced Conscience Clause Provisions on Abortion Services Coverage in Health Reform Bill

There are three main reasons that the conscience clause contained in section 1303 of the Senate healthcare reform bill — and not the conscience clauses in the House of Representatives' version of the bill — [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

National Lobby Day Flyer: December 2, 2009

NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION HEALTHCARE REFORM DECEMBER 2, 2009 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Washington, DC Please join us to lobby the Senate to protect insurance coverage for abortion services — coverage that millions of [...]

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10 Reasons Why Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission Harms Women

HIV-positive women increasingly face legal sanctions as a growing number of countries introduce legislation that would criminalize HIV transmission and exposure. This report outlines the ways in which these laws — rather than providing justice [...]

HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies,Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States,Documents

The Global Gag Rule from the Perspective of the Women’s Movement in Peru

Edited remarks from a speech given by Susana Chavez of Centro de la Mujer Peruana Flora Tristán at an October 22, 2003 briefing for the U.S. Congress about Breaking the Silence: The Global Gag Rule’s [...]

Latin America & Caribbean, Peru,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Documents

Karlin v. Foust: Wisconsin Waiting Period Decision

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.Elizabeth KARLIN, M.D., Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc., Gary T. Prohaska, M.D., Dennis D. Christensen, M.D., and Summit Women's Health Organization, on behalf of themselves and their patients seeking [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Documents

Clinic for Women v. Brizzi: Indiana Waiting Period Decision

In the Indiana Supreme CourtNovember 23, 2005

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA),Documents

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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