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Standing up Against Abortion Opposition in Nairobi

The Center for Reproductive Rights and ally organizations take a petition to the government demanding anti-abortion billboards come down UPDATE: SUCCESS! The billboards came down in May. The Nairobi County Government responded to our request, [...]

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Texas Finalizes Latest Unconstitutional Effort to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

Texas Finalizes Latest Unconstitutional Effort to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion (MEDIA ADVISORY) -- Today the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) finalized unconstitutional new regulations that require the burial or cremation of embryonic and [...]

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City of Baltimore and Center for Reproductive Rights Ask Appeals Court to Uphold Common Sense Regulation of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

City of Baltimore and Center for Reproductive Rights Ask Appeals Court to Uphold Common Sense Regulation of CPCs (PRESS RELEASE) Today the City of Baltimore, with its co-counsel the Center for Reproductive Rights, asked the [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Violence Against Colorado Planned Parenthood

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Violence Against Colorado Planned Parenthood Below is a statement released this morning from Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup regarding yesterday's violent attack on a Planned [...]

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Admitting that Abortion is Safe

Admitting that Abortion is Safe For years, extremist activists and politicians have offered up false science and feigned concern for women’s health as part of their strategy to limit abortion access. The safety of abortion [...]

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Pursuit of Justice

Pursuit of Justice The story of Polish daughter and mother P and S is deeply complicated. P, a teenager, was raped and became pregnant as a consequence. She wanted to terminate the pregnancy and had [...]

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Federal Judge Blocks All Enforcement of Mississippi Admitting Privileges Requirement

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Mississippi Admitting Privileges Requirement State Department of Health will be barred from revoking clinic’s license based on admitting privileges pending outcome of federal lawsuit (PRESS RELEASE) A federal court ruled [...]

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A Battle in Arkansas

A Battle in Arkansas Yesterday, a legislature of extremists in Arkansas ignored the governor, ignored broad national support for the right to abortion, ignored the United States Supreme Court, ignored logic, and, most importantly, ignored [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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Anti-choice License Plate Suspended

Anti-choice License Plate Suspended A federal court halted North Carolina's offering of an anti-choice license plate to state drivers, according to a story in the Fayetteville Observer: "This court concludes ... that the state's offering [...]

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny This week, news surfaced that a conservative congressional spokesperson called for action against women lawmakers who are fighting the war on women—in particularly inflammatory and violent language. "Let's hurl some acid [...]

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Demeaning Oklahoma Ultrasound Law Defeated

When it comes to fighting for reproductive rights, there’s often no sweeter word than “unconstitutional.” It’s sounding especially sweet today: A district court just struck down Oklahoma’s demeaning and invasive mandatory ultrasound law for being [...]

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Next Stop in the Battle to End the Bait-and-Switch of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Every year, tens of thousands of women are lured to crisis pregnancy centers in the U.S. They go having made a difficult decision to have an abortion, believing they will get the help they need. [...]

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Advocacy in Action: Senate Defeats Blunt Amendment

Moments ago, the U.S. Senate voted 51 to 48 to block the Blunt amendment—an extreme legislative effort to allow any employer to refuse coverage of any service required under the new U.S. health care law [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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