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Kansans Reject Efforts to End State’s Constitutional Right to Abortion

In a victory for abortion rights, Kansans vote overwhelmingly to protect their right to abortion recognized by an earlier Kansas Supreme Court ruling.

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Lawsuit to Block Florida’s Abortion Ban is Based on State’s Constitutional Protections

Florida’s supreme court has repeatedly affirmed that the state constitution's right to privacy includes abortion.

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How U.S. States Can Protect Abortion Rights

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to overturn the right to abortion, state abortion protections matter more than ever.

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In Wake of Leaked Draft Opinion in Supreme Court Case, U.S. Senate to Take Second Vote on Bill to Protect Abortion Rights

The Women’s Health Protection Act would protect the right to access abortion in every state—even if the Supreme Court weakens or overturns Roe.

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New Center Report Shows How State Constitutions Can Protect Abortion Rights 

As the Supreme Court considers whether to overturn decades of precedent holding that the U.S. Constitution protects abortion, state constitutions and courts matter more than ever.

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Colorado Becomes the 22nd State to Protect Abortion Rights

While many states race to restrict or ban abortion, other states enact measures protecting rights and access.

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Washington Post Op-ed: Center CEO Urges Congress to Protect Abortion Access

Following the Center’s recent U.S. Supreme Court victory in June Medical Services v. Russo, Center for Reproductive Rights president and CEO Nancy Northup, in an opinion piece for The Washington Post, called on Congress to [...]

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New Trump Administration Rule Will Encourage Discrimination in Health Care

Changes Apply to the Implementation of ACA’s Section 1557 That Protects Women, LGBTQ People, and Immigrants The Trump administration just finalized a new rule that would harm health care access for women, LGBTQ people, and [...]

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Center CEO Urges Congress to Pass Legislation to Protect Abortion Access

House Hearing on Women’s Health Protection Act Held February 12 Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, testified on February 12 at a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives in [...]

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Speak Out Now Against Health Care Discrimination

Today, the Trump administration continued chipping away at civil rights protections by proposing a rule that endorses discrimination in health care settings—putting patients’ lives and health at risk. This rule, published by the Department of [...]

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Center Files Emergency Motion with the U.S. Supreme Court to Block Louisiana Law

Update: The United States Supreme Court issued a temporary administrative stay on February 1, preventing the admitting privileges law from going into effect today, February 4. The Court now has until Thursday, February 7 to respond [...]

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Protect, Defend, Extend: State of the States 2018

Protect, Defend, Extend: State of the States 2018 In 2018, state legislatures continued their unrelenting attack on abortion access—our report examines those tactics, as well as how advocates are fighting back Opponents of abortion rights [...]

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Hearing Recap: Judge Kavanaugh’s Testimony Confirms Hostile Record and Philosophy on Reproductive Rights

    Hearing Recap: Judge Kavanaugh’s Testimony Confirms Hostile Record and Philosophy on Reproductive Rights Read the summary of our report on the hearing         During his confirmation hearing, Judge Brett Kavanaugh [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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