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Statement from Nancy Northup on President Biden’s State of the Union Address

February 7, 2023 -- Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, issued this statement in response to President Biden's State of the Union address tonight: We thank the First Lady for [...]

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A Texas judge could force a major abortion pill off the market

Senior Counsel Jenny Ma was interviewed for this piece by NPR.

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The Connection Between Fertility Treatments and the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

Senior Human Rights Counsel Karla Torres was interviewed for this piece in Vogue.

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Federal Bill Ensuring Medicaid Coverage for Abortion Introduced in U.S. House

01.26.23 (PRESS STATEMENT) – Today, the EACH Act was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representatives Barbara Lee, Diana DeGette, Jan Schakowsky, and Ayanna Pressley. This bill would guarantee that people using Medicaid [...]

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On Roe’s 50th Anniversary, Center CEO Discusses Legal Battlefield

Northup sees stronger protections in some states while warning about the push by anti-abortion advocates for a federal abortion ban.

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Florida Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to 15-Week Abortion Ban, Which Remains in Effect

01.23.2023 (PRESS RELEASE) — The Florida Supreme Court accepted a request by abortion providers today to hear arguments in their case against House Bill 5 (HB 5), a ban on abortion after 15 weeks of [...]

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Backlash against anti-abortion laws produces new legal strategies, more secure rights

In an interview with MSNBC, President and CEO Nancy Northup discusses the state of U.S. abortion rights on the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

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The fight over medication abortion escalates

Recent articles focused on the escalating fight over medication abortion, the South Carolina ruling protecting the right to abortion, and more.

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U.S. House Holds Vote to Protect Abortion Nationwide 

01.09.2023 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Tonight, House Democrats attempted to bring the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) for a vote as their first official action of the 118th Congress. However, they did not receive enough votes [...]

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Women’s rights and writing: Lawyer Enid Muthoni’s rise to global stage

Chief Program Officer Enid Muthoni was interviewed for this profile in Nation.

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South Carolina Constitution Includes Abortion Right, State Supreme Court Rules

The New York Times and other outlets covered the ruling by the South Carolina Supreme Court throwing out the state's six-week abortion ban as a violation of the state constitution's right to privacy. The ruling, [...]

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South Carolina Supreme Court Permanently Blocks Six-Week Abortion Ban

01.05.2023 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the South Carolina Supreme Court permanently struck down Senate Bill 1 (S.B. 1), a law banning abortion after approximately six weeks of pregnancy. In a 3-2 decision, the high court [...]

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FDA Takes Steps to Expand Access to Medication Abortion

01.03.2023 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that mifepristone—one of two medications used in medication abortion—may now be dispensed directly to patients at pharmacies and through mail order pharmacies with [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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