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California District Court Joins other Federal Courts in Vacating the Trump Administration’s “Denial of Care” Rule in Full

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, a California federal judge became the third judge in the U.S. to strike down the Trump Administration’s Denial of Care rule in its entirety. U.S. District Judge William Alsup also upheld the [...]

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Lambda Legal, Center for Reproductive Rights and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule

Lambda Legal, CRR, and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Lambda Legal, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights and National Women’s Law Center v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for refusing to release records related to a new division within the [...]

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The Women Behind Bars In El Salvador

The Women Behind Bars In El Salvador El Salvador’s total ban on abortion puts women’s health and lives in danger and denies them essential reproductive freedom. Right now, dozens of women are wrongfully imprisoned under [...]

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Teodora Is Free

    Teodora Is Free     Our client Teodora was released from prison this month. She was unjustly imprisoned for 11 years under El Salvador’s inhumane abortion law after suffering a stillbirth. Watch our [...]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Arrest of Pregnant Schoolgirls in Tanzania

The Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Arrest of Pregnant Schoolgirls in Tanzania The Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Arrest of Pregnant Schoolgirls in Tanzania (PRESS RELEASE) Five schoolgirls who became pregnant and their parents were [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Joins Black Mamas Matter Alliance and Reproductive Justice Groups in Fight for Maternal Health Care at the Fifth Circuit

Center for Reproductive Rights Joins Black Mamas Matter Alliance and Reproductive Justice Groups (MEDIA ADVISORY) - The Center for Reproductive Rights today filed an amicus brief in a federal appeals court on behalf of the Black [...]

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Whole Woman’s Health v. Paxton

(REVISED 10.13.2020) The Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood filed a new lawsuit in federal district court today challenging a Texas measure that bans the safest and most common method of ending a pregnancy in the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Governors in Montana, Minnesota Veto Measures Designed to Restrict a Woman’s Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

Governors in Montana, Minnesota Veto Measures Designed to Restrict a Woman’s Access to Safe, Legal Abortion State advocates, policymakers continue to push back against abortion restrictions (MEDIA ADVISORY) Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton vetoed two measures [...]

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Louisiana Continues to Defend Texas-Style Clinic Shutdown Law

Louisiana Continues to Defend Texas-Style Clinic Shutdown Law Louisiana appeals court order blocking abortion restrictions identical to those found unconstitutional by Supreme Court last summer in Whole Woman’s Health (MEDIA ADVISORY)  Despite last summer’s landmark [...]

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City of Manila Health Official Apologizes for the Denial of Reproductive Health Services and Violations Against Women

City of Manila Health Official Apologizes for the Denial of Reproductive Health Services and Violations Against Women (PRESS RELEASE) This week, a Manila City Health Office official has apologized for the barriers facing women with unplanned [...]

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Case Of Pregnant Woman Beaten And Denied Care At Local Hospital Brought To Kenyan High Court

Case Of Pregnant Woman Beaten And Denied Care At Local Hospital Brought To Kenyan High Court (PRESS RELEASE) The case of Josephine Majani, whose story of being physically and verbally abused by nurses and repeatedly [...]

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MKB Management Corp et al. v. Burdick et al.

North Dakota passed a law in 2011 that would effectively ban all medication abortions in the state. Even if the law did not completely ban this type of abortion care, it would require doctors to [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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