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Inter-American Court of Human Rights Declares Costa Rica’s Ban on In-Vitro Fertilization a Human Rights Violation

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Declares Costa Rica’s Ban on IVF a Human Rights Violation (PRESS RELEASE) Costa Rica’s longstanding ban on in-vitro fertilization—which has barred countless individuals from building their families for almost 12 [...]

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,Latin America & Caribbean, Costa Rica,In the Courts,News

The Personhood Papers

The so-called personhood movement threatens the human and reproductive rights of women by giving rights to a fertilized egg. The Center has assembled information and strategies to help advocates, legislators, and others beat back these [...]

Abortion, Definitions, Legal Protections, Legal Restrictions,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Barrage of Lawsuits Challenging Women’s Health Care is Just a “Political Stunt”

(PRESS RELEASE) More than 40 Catholic groups filed 12 separate lawsuits across the country yesterday challenging the Affordable Care Act's copay-free birth control benefit for all women—a move the Center for Reproductive Rights has called [...]

Contraception, Emergency Contraception,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,News

Blunt Amendment Would Eviscerate Health Care Coverage for Millions

Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) is attempting to add an amendment to a highway bill that would allow any employer to refuse to cover a health care service required under the Affordable Care Act if the [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Publications

The Contraception Controversy: A Comprehensive Reply (PDF Download)

The Obama Administration’s recently announced policy to require insurers to cover contraception as women’s preventive health care has prompted many over-heated op-eds, editorials on both sides and even a thoroughly one-sided Congressional hearing. The controversy [...]

Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Legal Restrictions,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Publications

Birth Control Benefit for Women Preserved, CRR Calls for END TO Attacks on Women’s Health

(PRESS RELEASE) The Obama Administration has committed to preserve the no-copay birth control benefit for all women under the Affordable Care Act, according to an announcement today that employees at religiously-affiliated institutions will be able [...]

Contraception, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C.,News

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