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“We’re Not Going Back” Center President and CEO Nancy Northup speaks with Rachel Maddow on the escalating state-level attacks on abortion Last night, Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared [...]

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Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Stop the Deception

Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Stop the Deception Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on a segment of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry show to debate the continued public funding of “crisis pregnancy centers”—phony [...]

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Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women

Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women Undocumented women in Texas often do not seek needed health care for fear of being stopped at checkpoints, while others are refused care due to their undocumented status. But in [...]

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Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants

Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants The following was published in the Austin American Statesman on Tuesday, May 26: My name is Vero Higareda. I am 21 years old. I am an immigrant Latina. [...]

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New York Times: Abortion Providers in Texas Sue Over a Restrictive Rule That Could Close Clinics

New York Times: Abortion Providers in Texas Sue Over a Restrictive Rule That Could Close Clinics Erik Eckholm Health clinics offering abortions in Texas filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday to block a new state [...]

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MTV Act: Wait, So What’s Going On With Birth Control + The Affordable Care Act?

MTV Act: Wait, So What’s Going On With Birth Control + The Affordable Care Act? Danica Davidson Birth control isn’t just about sex — access to it also helps women’s health overall and drastically improves [...]

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Think Progress: As Their Reproductive Rights Are Under Attack, Here’s How Texas Women Are Fighting Back

Think Progress: As Their Reproductive Rights Are Under Attack, Here’s How Texas Women Are Fighting Back Tara Culp-Ressler Earlier this month, when several Texas abortion clinics announced that they will be forced to close under [...]

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LA Times: Pact reached to keep North Dakota’s only abortion clinic open

LA Times: Pact reached to keep North Dakota's only abortion clinic open Michael Muskal North Dakota and its only abortion clinic have resolved part of their dispute over the state’s new abortion law, meaning the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Reuters: IWD 2014: No equality without reproductive autonomy

Reuters: IWD 2014: No equality without reproductive autonomy Nancy Northup Earlier this year, France’s National Assembly moved to amend its country’s laws to reaffirm women’s absolute right to end a pregnancy through the first 12 [...]

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Associated Press: Arizona sued over rules limiting abortion drug use

Associated Press: Arizona sued over rules limiting abortion drug use Bob Christie PHOENIX (AP) — Abortion providers said Wednesday that they have sued the state of Arizona to try to block new state rules limiting [...]

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Jurist: Examining the Constitutionality of Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones

Jurist: Examining the Constitutionality of Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones Stephanie Toti The US Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in McCullen v. Coakley, involving a Massachusetts statute that creates 35 foot buffer zones around abortion [...]

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New York Magazine: Watch Mark Ruffalo Talk About Abortion Rights

New York Magazine: Watch Mark Ruffalo Talk About Abortion Rights Kat Stoeffel, The Cut Mark Ruffalo has been a known abortion rights advocate for about a year. But now he’s on tape — just in [...]

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Talking Points Memo: Roe V. Wade Anniversary: Fights Over Abortion Are Often One-Sided

Talking Points Memo: Roe V. Wade Anniversary: Fights Over Abortion Are Often One-Sided Nancy Northup Politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives have already made it clear that—once again—one of their top priorities for the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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