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South Carolina: A Sign of Harmful Laws to Come?

South Carolina: A Sign of Harmful Laws to Come? Lawmakers in South Carolina have pre-filed an assortment of new legislation aimed at making it harder for women to access legal abortion care and birth control. [...]

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LA Times Op-Ed: Anti-Choice TRAP Laws Exposed

LA Times Op-Ed: Anti-Choice TRAP Laws Exposed Anti-choice state legislation has been alarmingly successful at limiting abortion access across the country over the last few years, writes CUNY Law Professor Caitlin Borgmann in an incisive [...]

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Spotlight on India Sterilization “Camps”

Spotlight on India Sterilization “Camps” A recent Wall Street Journal article takes a look at some of the big-picture issues around the recent tragedy in Bilaspur, India, where 13 women died and dozens of others [...]

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No Health Care for New Class of Immigrants

No Health Care for New Class of Immigrants A recent piece in the New York Times takes a look at the scope of President Obama’s bold Executive Order on immigration, which promises to shield up [...]

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets It

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets It If she wasn’t your hero already, take a look at the interview Justice Ginsburg gave to Elle magazine for their October issue, and you might reconsider. Writer Jessica Weisberg asks [...]

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MSNBC Spotlights “Draw the Line” Campaign

MSNBC Spotlights “Draw the Line” Campaign MSNBC looked at the Center for Reproductive Rights’ new storytelling campaign Draw the Line, which shares the personal reproductive health experiences of Americans from all walks of life.  Top [...]

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Fundamentally Wrong-headed

Fundamentally Wrong-headed Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup did a round of press interviews following the shocking U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. In a 5-4 decision [...]

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Human Rights v. World Cup

Human Rights v. World Cup “How can we balance our love of the game with our commitment to human rights?” asks Human Rights Watch Deputy Director, Iain Levine, in his timely opinion piece in Foreign [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Filipino Women React to New Rights

Filipino Women React to New Rights This week The Star Online, a Malaysian-based newspaper, explores the personal impact of the Philippine Supreme Court’s landmark decision to uphold a law expanding access to birth control and [...]

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Contraception at the UN

A powerful new UN statement demands that women have access to affordable, quality contraceptive services and information.   The evidence is staggering. Never has there been so much data about the impact contraception can have—the [...]

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Abandoned By a Nation

The Center filed a new case against Ireland to stop its health care system from turning its back on women in desperate need of help. It’s nearly impossible to go through this life and not [...]

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Women Must Have Control Over Their Own Bodies

Women Must Have Control Over Their Own Bodies [OP-ED] by Rebecca Brown Earlier this year France was the latest to join a handful of progressive countries to expand access to reproductive health services — with [...]

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U.S. Human Rights at the U.N.

U.S. Human Rights at the U.N. The United States government, like all nations that have ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), must periodically report to the U.N. Human Rights Committee. To [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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