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Center for Reproductive Rights Sues to Protect Free Speech of Oklahoma Physicians 

Oklahoma law forces physicians to lie to patients about abortion, violating medical ethics and free speech (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in Oklahoma state court on behalf of abortion providers [...]

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Court Blocks North Dakota Law Forcing Physicians to Lie About Abortion

In case filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the AMA, a federal court has blocked a law that would force doctors to tell patients that some abortions are reversible (PRESS RELEASE) Today, a [...]

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Stop the Trump Administration from Erasing Women

New bill demands Department of State stop neglecting vital data on reproductive health care from its annual report on global human rights The Trump administration has made no secret of its commitment to erasing women [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights and National Women’s Law Center Submit Amicus Brief in Support of California’s FACT Act

Center for Reproductive Rights and National Women’s Law Center Submit Amicus Brief in Support of California’s FACT Act (MEDIA ADVISORY) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) filed an [...]

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Gauer and Others v. France

In August 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners filed an amicus brief to the European Court of Human Rights in support of Joëlle Gauer and Others —five women with mental disabilities in [...]

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2010 State Legislative Wrap Up

In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women’s access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services. Each year, anti-choice state legislators propose measures intended to restrict women’s access to abortion, including [...]

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A First Look Back at the 2010 State Legislative Session

Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose measures intended to restrict women's access to abortion, including mandatory delays, biased counseling provisions and other burdensome and unnecessary requirements. On average, more than six hundred bills are proposed [...]

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Hill v. Kemp

, Filing date: 01/14/04State: OklahomaPlaintiff(s): Harold E. Hill, Margaret R. and William F. McCright, John J. McQueen, Rita J. Moskowitz, Barbara Santee, and Oklahoma Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, Inc.Center Attorney(s): ,Janet Crepps Co-Counsel/Cooperating Attorneys: [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Supreme Court Declines to Review Oklahoma “Choose Life” License Plates Case

Statement from the Center for Reproductive Rights New York, NY - Yesterday, the Supreme Court declined to review Hill v. Kemp, a case which centers on a license plate program in Oklahoma which offers specialty [...]

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Supreme Court Declines to Review Controversial Louisiana “Choose Life” License Plates Case

Statement from Nancy Northup, President of the Center for Reproductive Rights Today, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review Keeler v. Stalder, a case that looked at whether states may issue specialty license plates with [...]

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Discriminatory Oklahoma Law Put on Hold: State Agrees Not to Distribute “Choose Life” License Plate Proceeds

Tulsa State officials agreed not to distribute the proceeds from Oklahoma's "Choose Life" specialty license plates to anti-choice pregnancy counseling centers until July 1, 2005. The agreement was reached in connection with a lawsuit brought [...]

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Florida Court Strikes Down Law Forcing Abortion Providers To Give Patients Harmful Information

West Palm Beach Today, the Fourth District Court of Appeals in Florida struck down an informed consent law, ruling it unconstitutional. The law would have forced abortion providers to communicate biased information to their patients.Currently, [...]

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Lawsuit Filed Challenging Oklahoma’s “Choose Life” License Plate Legislation

Tulsa, OK Six Oklahoma motorists and an Oklahoma religious organization have filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Oklahoma statutes regulating special license plates. In Oklahoma, motorists are able to obtain license plates proclaiming that [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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