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New Website Exposes Motives of Anti-Abortion Policymakers

While last week’s Supreme Court decision struck down a Louisiana anti-abortion law, hundreds of restrictive abortion laws remain on the books—a new online tool seeks to hold state lawmakers accountable for promoting women’s, children’s health. [...]

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Joint Statement issued by Center for Reproductive Rights, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network

Joint Statement on Restrictive Legislation in Slovakia As members of Slovakia’s parliament debate proposed legislation that, if enacted, will potentially impede women’s access to abortion services, Amnesty International, Center for Reproductive Rights, Human Rights Watch [...]

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Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court

Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court Fifth Circuit now reviewing law that would force Texas doctors to perform higher-risk procedures that go against their best medical [...]

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Council of Europe Decision Calls on Poland to Immediately Grant Women Access to Legal Abortion Care and Services

Council of Europe Decision Calls on Poland to Immediately Grant Women Access to Legal Abortion Care and Services (PRESS RELEASE)The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today called on Poland to immediately put [...]

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Nigeria’s Federal High Court Strikes Out Civil Society Organization’s Case of a Woman Who Was Illegally Detained and Died During Confinement

(PRESS RELEASE) The family of a woman who was illegally detained for the inability to clear her medical bill and denied emergency services leading to her death, yesterday had their case dismissed by the Federal [...]

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U.S. House of Representatives Passes Unconstitutional Nationwide Ban on Abortion at 20 Weeks

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Unconstitutional Nationwide Ban on Abortion at 20 Weeks (PRESS RELEASE)—Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 36, an unconstitutional nationwide ban on abortion at 20 weeks, prohibiting safe and [...]

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Chile to Pass Historic Bill

Chile to Pass Historic Bill that Decriminalizes Abortion in Certain Circumstances Chile to Pass Historic Bill that Decriminalizes Abortion in Certain Circumstances (PRESS RELEASE) Today Chile’s Constitutional Tribunal voted 6 to 4 to pass an abortion [...]

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Chile’s Senate Passes Abortion Bill

Chile’s Senate Passes Abortion Bill (PRESS RELEASE) After more than two years of Congressional deliberations, today the Chile Senate passed an abortion bill that will allow women to access safe and legal abortion services in [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Salvadoran Teenager Wrongfully Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Experiencing Pregnancy Complications

Salvadoran Teenager Wrongfully Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Experiencing Pregnancy Complications (PRESS RELEASE) This week a nineteen-year old Salvadoran rape survivor who became pregnant and suffered a stillbirth was sentenced to 30 years [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU File New Lawsuit Challenging Four Abortion Restrictions Passed in Arkansas This Year

Center, ACLU File New Lawsuit Challenging Four Abortion Restrictions Passed in Arkansas This Year (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the ACLU of Arkansas filed a new [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Vows to Fight Texas’ Latest Attempt to Restrict Abortion

Center for Reproductive Rights Vows to Fight Texas’ Latest Attempt to Restrict Abortion Governor signs measure banning safe, proven method of abortion, also doubles down on regulations targeting women seeking abortion care, miscarriage management (PRESS [...]

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Dominican Republic Senate Halts Decriminalization Of Abortion

Dominican Republic Senate Halts Decriminalization Of Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) Yesterday, the Dominican Republic's Senate (Congress’s upper chamber) voted against advancing a penal code that would allow women access to safe abortion services in cases of [...]

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Center Calls Upon Texas Governor to Veto Unconstitutional Abortion Restrictions

Center Calls Upon Texas Governor to Veto Unconstitutional Abortion Restrictions Measure would ban safe, proven method of abortion, also doubles down on regulations targeting women seeking abortion care, miscarriage management (PRESS RELEASE) The Texas legislature [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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