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Reproductive Rights Groups Ask Appeals Court to Uphold Ruling Striking Down Michigan’s Third Attempt at a Dangerous and Extreme Ban on Abortion

The American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Reproductive Rights, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America today asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to uphold a lower court ruling striking down Michigan's [...]

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Supreme Court to Hear Arguments Against a Federal Law That Would Ban Some of the Safest Abortions as Early as 12 Weeks in Pregnancy

At Issue – Will the Court Protect Women’s Health and Uphold Established Legal Precedents? Today, one day after the mid-term elections, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the Center for Reproductive Rights' challenge to the [...]

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Judge Permits Center For Reproductive Rights To Subpoena White House Documents In Lawsuit Against The FDA Over “Morning After Pill”

Judge Cites "Strong Showing of Bad Faith" by Government as Grounds for Granting Further Discovery U.S. Magistrate Judge Viktor Pohorelsky ruled that the Center for Reproductive Rights can subpoena White House documents as part of [...]

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Paola Guzmán Albarracín v. Ecuador (Inter-American Commission on Human Rights)

Landmark Ruling Will Help Protect Schoolgirls from Sexual Violence Throughout Latin America  (Updated 12.09.20) The Inter-American Court of Human Rights established legally binding standards to prevent sexual violence and harassment in schools throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The court held Ecuador responsible [...]

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The Supreme Test: Center for Reproductive Rights’ Abortion Case to be Heard in Supreme Court’s Fall Term

NEW YORK - On Monday, October 2, the first full term of the newly constituted Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts and including the newest justice, Samuel Alito, will convene. During this term, the [...]

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Lawsuit By Center for Reproductive Rights Exposes High-Level FDA Cover-Up

Agency Decision Comes Weeks after Center Sought to Subpoena White House Documents, Lawsuit Testimony Shows Opposition by Agency Scientists to Arbitrary Age Limit New York, NY- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration agreed to [...]

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Depositions Indicate Bush Administration Exerted Political Influence on FDA During Plan B Review Process

Center for Reproductive Rights Requests White House Subpoena Depositions released today by the Center for Reproductive Rights in its lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicate that the Bush Administration sought to unduly [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Questions Timing of FDA Plan B Announcement

Will Continue to Push for White House Subpoena The Center for Reproductive Rights issued the following statement from Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, in response to today's FDA announcement regarding Plan [...]

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Center Sends Bush Letter, Urging President To Put Position On Contraception To The Test

The Center for Reproductive Rights today urged the Bush administration to reconcile its recently stated position on contraception with the five-year long refusal by the Food and Drug Administration to make Plan B, known as [...]

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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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Former Head Of FDA To Be Desposed On Tuesday In “Morning-After Pill” Case As Agency Rejects Five-Year-Old Citizen’s Petition

New York, NY—On Tuesday, June 13, 2006, attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights will question former U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Mark B. McClellan in a court-ordered deposition about the FDA’s [...]

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Woodcock and Galson Depositions Released

Ex-FDA Chief Yanked Authority from Senior Staff in "Morning-After Pill" Decision, Officials Testify New York, NY— Since January 2005, former Commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration Dr. Lester Crawford repeatedly yanked decision-making powers on [...]

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Landmark Decision By Colombia’s Highest Court Liberalizes One Of The World’s Most Restrictive Abortion Laws

Colombia’s Constitution Requires Government to Allow for Abortion in Some Cases New York, NY | More Info In a landmark decision, Colombia's highest court has ruled that abortion must be permitted when a pregnancy threatens [...]

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