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The Myth that America’s Abortion Laws Are More Permissive Than Europe’s

The Atlantic quoted Katherine Mayall, the Center’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, in an article combating the idea that America’s abortion laws are more permissive than Europe’s. Mayall said that in Europe, “in practice, if somebody [...]

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Louisiana State Abortion Ban, Allowing Abortion Clinics to Stay Open

The Center’s Senior Staff Attorney Jenny Ma was quoted in articles about a Louisiana ruling blocking enforcement of the state's "trigger" laws banning abortion, allowing abortion clinics to continue offering care while the case proceeds.  [...]

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Supreme Court Decision on Roe v. Wade Has Ripple Effects Around the World

Several news outlets recently covered the global implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Speaking to the health and science outlet News Medical on the parallels between anti-abortion movements around [...]

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Six-Week Abortion Ban Takes Effect in Georgia

The Center was featured in multiple stories around Georgia’s six-week abortion ban, after a ruling by a three-judge panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit allowed the ban to take effect [...]

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Abortion: The Body Politic

The Center's Leah Hoctor, senior regional director for Europe at the Center for Reproductive Rights, discusses the U.S. regression on abortion rights and its global impact. Listen to the podcast here: Abortion: The Body Politic, [...]

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Here Come the Lawyers: The fight over abortion has just begun.

New York Magazine profiles the fight against abortion bans by attorneys at the Center for Reproductive Rights. “There’s short-term goals and long-term goals,” senior staff attorney Jenny Ma says. “Every single day that someone gets [...]

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Center CEO Calls on Biden Administration to Declare a Public Health Emergency for Abortion

Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, authored an op-ed for the Washington Post, titled “Biden must declare a public health emergency for abortion—immediately.” 

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U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

Center professionals discuss the Court's ruling on broadcast media outlets.

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We’re Not Going Back to the Time Before Roe. We’re Going Somewhere Worse.

The New Yorker's Jia Tolentino explains how the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling taking away the right to abortion will result in an era not just of unsafe abortions but of the widespread criminalization of pregnancy. [...]

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The Coming War On Abortion Drugs

The Huffington Post quoted Elisabeth Smith, the Center’s director of state policy and advocacy, in an article about potential legal restrictions on medication abortion. Smith stated, “It’s critical to remember that medication abortion is incredibly [...]

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Life After Roe

The Skimm This podcast interviewed Center president and CEO Nancy Northup about what to expect if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Northup stated, “There is going to be an immediate crisis in abortion [...]

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Answers to Common Questions About Abortion Access

With the Supreme Court considering overturning or weakening Roe v. Wade before the end of its 2022 session, The New York Times published an article that answers common questions about abortion access. The Center’s research [...]

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Chilean Activists Celebrate Apology in Forced Sterilization Case

Al Jazeera reported on the apology by Chilean President Gabriel Boric to a woman who was forcibly sterilized after the birth of her son because she had HIV. The Center and its local partner, Vivo [...]

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