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U.S. Supreme Court Sends Second Challenge to ACA Birth Control Benefit Back to Lower Courts

U.S. Supreme Court Sends Second Challenge to ACA Birth Control Benefit Back to Lower Courts (PRESS RELEASE) Today the U.S. Supreme Court remanded Zubik v. Burwell, the second major challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s [...]

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Abandoned By a Nation

The Center filed a new case against Ireland to stop its health care system from turning its back on women in desperate need of help. It’s nearly impossible to go through this life and not [...]

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The State of the States 2013

The State of the States 2013 The Landscape of Abortion Restrictions Passed in 2013 Over the past year, we have had to double the size of our team of attorneys and experts who track state [...]

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Texas Health Care Providers in Federal Court to Block Harmful Anti-Choice Measures

Texas Health Care Providers in Federal Court to Block Harmful Anti-Choice Measures (PRESS RELEASE) A federal judge will hear testimony and arguments today in a legal challenge to block two harmful and unconstitutional provisions of [...]

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State Judge Blocks Okla. Emergency Contraception Restrictions

State Judge Blocks Okla. Emergency Contraception Restrictions Plan B One-Step can remain on pharmacy, grocery store shelves without restriction pending outcome of Center for Reproductive Rights lawsuit (PRESS RELEASE) A state judge ruled today that [...]

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NEW LAWSUIT: Oklahoma Law Restricting Emergency Contraception Violates State Constitution, Discriminates Against Women

NEW LAWSUIT: Oklahoma Law Restricting Emergency Contraception Violates State Constitution Center for Reproductive Rights seeks to block law keeping emergency contraception behind the counter before it takes effect Aug. 22 (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for [...]

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Judge Condemns Latest Fed Delays on EC

Judge Condemns Latest Fed Delays on EC Just weeks after issuing a landmark decision in the Center’s epic battle to make emergency contraception available to all women without a prescription, Judge Edward Korman was back [...]

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2012: U.S. in Review

2012: U.S. in Review Put 2012 against any year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, in 1973, and you would be hard pressed to find a period that offered as many highs [...]

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2012 At the Midpoint: The Assault Continues

2012 At the Midpoint: The Assault Continues There's no question that 2011 was a truly seismic year for reproductive rights in the U.S. More than 60 laws damaging women's access to reproductive health care passed [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Resources and Materials on Refusal Laws

Center for Reproductive Rights Resources and Materials on Refusal Laws The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and other reproductive right opponents regularly proclaim that respect for religious liberty requires "conscience provisions," also known as refusal [...]

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Time to Get Emergency Contraception Right

The rules on who can get emergency contraception without a prescription are confusing. They don’t need to be, and they shouldn’t be, not for a drug deemed safe by government experts. A recent study, though, [...]

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The Real-Life Consequences of a Personhood Measure

Here we go again. Anti-choice extremists in Oklahoma are shooting for the pinnacle of reproductive rights rollbacks—a personhood amendment to the state constitution that would send reproductive rights back to the very dark days before [...]

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Standing Behind Science…And Not in the Way

On January 20, the Obama Administration demonstrated that it wouldn’t allow religiously affiliated organizations to dodge their responsibility for the reproductive health of the women working for them. Those organizations—not churches, synagogues, and mosques, but [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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