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Equal access to abortion care is essential for social and economic equality, reproductive autonomy, and the right to determine our own lives. But, in many places, accessing abortion care is extremely difficult, and for many people [...]

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Access to IVF for Servicemembers and Veterans

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Statements for the Record – Congressional Hearing on Reproductive Health Care Access for Veterans.

Hearing: “Veterans’ Access to Reproductive Healthcare” U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health July 1, 2020

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Fact Sheet on William Barr

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Protect, Defend, Extend: 2018 State of the States

A turbulent year for reproductive rights, 2018 saw a continuation of the nearly decade-long coordinated campaign to eliminate access to abortion and shutter clinics across the country as well as a significant shift in the [...]

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Fact Sheet: The Global Gag Rule and Human Rights

Under the Global Gag Rule, the U.S. is turning its back on the human rights of women and girls around the world. Denying access to abortion does not stop women and girls from seeking abortion [...]

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Standing Up for Reproductive Rights: A Look Back at the 114th Congress

            Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or to lose. I am resolved that we shall win the tomorrows before us. -President Lyndon B. [...]

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Federal Policy Agenda 2017-2018

Intended as a resource for Congress, as well as our allies and supporters, our 2017–2018 federal policy agenda identifies harmful policies we oppose as well as proactive legislative priorities that would defend against serious threats [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

A Voting Rights Act for Reproductive Rights?

The following article was written by Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, as part of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law's publication titled "Legal [...]

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Fighting Back: Reclaiming Reproductive Rights in the 113th Congress and Beyond

The 113th Congress was another busy time for extremist politicians looking to make abortion and even contraception impossible to access. As detailed in the Center for Reproductive Rights’ new report, “Fighting Back: Reclaiming Reproductive Rights [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Proposed Global Gag Rule Threatens Women’s Health and Lives; Undermines Democratic Values

The House of Representatives-proposed Foreign Relations Authorization Act of 2012 would reinstate a failed Bush-era policy -- the "Global Gag Rule" -- that would silence overseas community groups and health experts, preventing them from discussing [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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