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Texas Supreme Court Decision Means Abortion Ban Challenge Will Be Thrown Out

03.11.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson – once the most promising lawsuit against Texas’ ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 8) – [...]

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Florida Bans Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy

03.03.22 (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, Florida’s state senate passed HB 5, an extreme law that bans abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, with no exceptions for rape or incest. The bill will now be sent to Governor [...]

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Oklahoma House Committee Passes Extreme Total Ban on Abortion

03.02.2022 — (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Republicans in the Oklahoma House of Representatives Committee on Public Health swiftly pushed through a total abortion ban that would eliminate access to care for more than one million people [...]

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49th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Could be the Last

PRESS STATEMENT 01.20.2022 Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  This Saturday, January 22, marks 49 years since the U.S. Supreme Court recognized the constitutional right to abortion in [...]

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New Website Exposes Motives of Anti-Abortion Policymakers

While last week’s Supreme Court decision struck down a Louisiana anti-abortion law, hundreds of restrictive abortion laws remain on the books—a new online tool seeks to hold state lawmakers accountable for promoting women’s, children’s health. [...]

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State Department Fails to Report on Reproductive Rights in Over 200 Countries for the Second Year in a Row

State Department Fails to Report on Reproductive Rights in Over 200 Countries for the Second Year in a Row Washington D.C. (Press Release) The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly condemns the US State Department’s decision [...]

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Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $380,000 for the Center for Reproductive Rights

Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $380,000 for the Center for Reproductive Rights (PRESS RELEASE) —The Center for Reproductive Rights raised $380,000 yesterday evening at their inaugural Los Angeles benefit, co-hosted by Elizabeth Banks and board member [...]

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Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court

Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court Fifth Circuit now reviewing law that would force Texas doctors to perform higher-risk procedures that go against their best medical [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court (PRESS RELEASE) Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: “Today, after a wrenching confirmation [...]

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Lawmakers and Civil Society Pressure Department of State to Bring Back Deleted Reproductive Rights Sections in Annual Human Rights Reports

Lawmakers and Civil Society Pressure Department of State to Bring Back Deleted Reproductive Rights Sections in Annual Human Rights Reports (PRESS RELEASE) 129 Members of the House of Representatives have joined with 97 Civil Society [...]

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In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent

In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a Louisiana law that [...]

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Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Decision allows challenge by Virginia health care providers to move forward (PRESS RELEASE) A Virginia federal court today rejected the Commonwealth’s efforts to shut [...]

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Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Lawsuit brought by health care providers challenges abortion restrictions in the Commonwealth of Virginia — some of which have been on the books for [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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