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All In With Chris Hayes: A Victory in Albuquerque

All In With Chris Hayes: A Victory in Albuquerque Henry McDonald Center president and CEO Nancy Northup appeared on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes to discuss how Albuquerque voters sent a powerful message about [...]

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The Guardian: Irish abortion ban case taken to UN Human Rights Committee

The Guardian: Irish abortion ban case taken to UN Human Rights Committee Henry McDonald Ireland's continued ban on most abortions has come under attack nationally and internationally, with campaigners calling for a referendum on termination [...]

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Reuters: Uganda women unable to get contraception, dying from unsafe abortions

Reuters: Uganda women unable to get contraception, dying from unsafe abortions By Katy Nigiro NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Uganda has one of the world’s highest unmet needs for contraception, leading almost 300,000 women to [...]

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Fox Latino: The Choice Between Birth Control or Food on the Table: Could You Decide?

Fox Latino: The Choice Between Birth Control or Food on the Table: Could You Decide? By Jessica González-Rojas, Nancy Northup The rural community in the Texas Rio Grande Valley where Daniela lives has few options [...]

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Jansing & Co.: Albuquerque votes on late-term abortion ban

Jansing & Co.: Albuquerque votes on late-term abortion ban The Center For Reproductive Rights’ Nancy Northup discusses the implications of Albuquerque’s vote on late-term abortions.    

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All In With Chris Hayes: The GOP abortion assault in the states

All In With Chris Hayes: The GOP abortion assault in the states Center president and CEO appeared on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes to talk about the just announced Women’s Health Protection Act and [...]

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Glamour: The Women’s Health Protection Act Puts Reproductive Rights in the Spotlight

Glamour: The Women's Health Protection Act Puts Reproductive Rights in the Spotlight By Caitlin Moscatello Last week, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) presented a new bill that would make it illegal for a woman to have [...]

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The Rachel Maddow Show: Anti-abortion laws thwarted by Constitution

The Rachel Maddow Show: Anti-abortion laws thwarted by Constitution Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, talks with Rachel Maddow about recent legal victories to secure women’s reproductive rights.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

The Irish Times: Irish women forced to travel for abortions to take cases to UN

The Irish Times: Irish women forced to travel for abortions to take cases to UN By Kitty Holland Three women who were forced to travel to Britain to terminate their pregnancies following diagnoses that their [...]

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Maternal Mortality and the Decriminalization of Abortion at the Human Rights Council

Maternal Mortality and the Decriminalization of Abortion at the Human Rights Council The UN Human Rights Council gathered for its 24th session in Geneva, from September 9-27, 2013, bringing together human rights activists, civil society [...]

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The Guardian: Controversial Texas anti-abortion law blocked by federal judge

The Guardian: Controversial Texas anti-abortion law blocked by federal judge Key provision of bill HB2, a requirement for abortion providers to have hospital admit privileges, ruled unconstitutional A federal judge has blocked part of the [...]

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The Hill: Far from home, Peace Corps volunteers deserve equal reproductive health care coverage

The Hill: Peace Corps volunteers deserve equal reproductive health care coverage By Julianna Gonen "Buried within the labyrinth that is the Congressional appropriations process lies a federal policy that has been discriminating against, harming, and [...]

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New York Times: After filibuster, a star rises in Texas

New York Times: After filibuster, a star rises in Texas "She comes from a key district in North Texas, has a slow twang, battle scars and ferocity of spirit, and after one drama-filled day in [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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