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Abortion Stigma: Open Letter to Public Officials and Policymakers

The Center for Reproductive Rights, along with We Testify, joined 116 organizations advocating for reproductive health, rights, and justice in issuing a letter calling on public officials and policy makers across the country to help [...]

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Request for Immediate Dismissal of Complaint Against Dr. Alan Braid Regarding Texas S.B. 8

The Center submitted a demand letter to the Texas Medical Board for an immediate dismissal of Operation Rescue’s complaint against its client, Dr. Alan Braid, related to Texas Senate Bill 8 of 2021 (“S.B. 8”). [...]

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Center Submits Comment on Proposed Changes to Health Privacy Regulation

On May 6, 2021, the Center submitted a comment in response to a proposed rule from the Department of Health and Human Services modifying the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which provides protections for the use and disclosure of individuals’ health information. [...]

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Center Submits Comment on Proposed Rule to End Trump-era “Domestic Gag Rule”

On May 17, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a comment on the Biden Administration’s proposed rule on "Ensuring Access to Equitable, Affordable, Client-Centered, Quality Family Planning Services." The proposed rule change would restore [...]

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Coalition Letter Supporting the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2021

The Center joined 32 organizations in submitting a sign-on letter on April 20, 2021, to lead sponsors Senator Shaheen and Congresswomen Speier, Escobar, and Strickland in support of the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and [...]

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Some GOP-led states target abortions done through medication

The Center’s Elisabeth Smith, chief counsel for state policy and advocacy, is quoted in this AP article about states’ attempts to restrict medication abortion: “When we look at what state legislatures are doing, it becomes [...]

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Kansas judge overturns ban on some abortions, citing state Supreme Court ruling

This Kansas City Star article quotes the Center’s Nancy Northup, president and CEO, about a recent Court victory that threw out a law banning a standard abortion method: “Today’s decision reaffirms that ruling and ensures [...]

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Statements for the Record – Improving Healthcare for America’s Women Veterans

Hearing: "Beyond Deborah Sampson: Improving Healthcare for America's Women Veterans in the 117th Congress." U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health March 18, 2021

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Restoring Science to Federal Agencies – HHS

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A crisis moment’: States, advocates brace for new fight over abortion rights

NBC News quotes the Center's Elisabeth Smith on the state of abortion rights with a 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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