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2013’S BIGGEST MOMENTS

2013’s Biggest Moments The past year gave us landmark victories, unprecedented hostility from the opposition, and historic legislation that could end the madness. Despite the absence of bumbling politicians using their stump speeches to prove [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Takes on Hobby Lobby’s Effort to Deny Women Copay-Free Birth Control Guaranteed by Affordable Care Act

U.S. Supreme Court Takes on Hobby Lobby’s Effort to Deny Women Copay-Free Birth Control Guaranteed by ACA After the nation’s highest court upheld historic health care law, for-profit company attempting to refuse women access to [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Reinstate Injunction Blocking Texas Law That Has Halted Abortion Services at More Than a Dozen Clinics Across the State

SCOTUS Refuses to Reinstate Injunction Blocking Law That Has Halted Abortion Services at Over a Dozen Texas Clinics Admitting privileges requirement will continue to deny Texas women of constitutional rights while case is heard at [...]

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Ending the Shame

No great leaps in medical technology will ever alter the reality that a certain percentage of pregnancies fail for natural, unavoidable reasons. What can, and what in fact must, change is the care women receive [...]

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Fighting for Women in Ireland

Fighting for Women in Ireland On Nov 13, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined with the Irish organization Doctors for Choice to stand with three women who were forced to leave the country to terminate [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review Unconstitutional Oklahoma Law Forcing Narrated Ultrasounds on Women Seeking Abortion

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review Unconstitutional Okla. Law Forcing Ultrasounds on Women Seeking Abortion Law imposing required ultrasounds on women to remain permanently struck down as a violating the constitutional rights of women and [...]

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Nation’s Highest Court Dismisses Case Concerning Oklahoma’s Unconstitutional Medication Abortion Ban

Nation’s Highest Court Dismisses Case Concerning Oklahoma’s Unconstitutional Medication Abortion Ban Law banning all medication abortion and use of medication to treat ectopic pregnancies remains permanently blocked (PRESS RELEASE) Following a recent ruling from the [...]

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Texas Health Care Providers Take Fight Against Unconstitutional Law to U.S. Supreme Court

Texas Health Care Providers Take Fight Against Unconstitutional Law to U.S. Supreme Court (PRESS RELEASE) Following a decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that allowed the immediate enforcement of a [...]

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One-Third of Texas Women Will Soon Lack Access to Safe, Legal Abortion Following Appellate Court Ruling

One-Third of Texas Women Will Soon Lack Access to Safe, Legal Abortion Following Appellate Court Ruling 5th Circuit grants TX request to stay district court order blocking requirement all abortion providers must have admitting privileges [...]

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Access to EC in Latin America Takes Center Stage at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Access to EC in Latin America Takes Center Stage at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Center for Reproductive Rights Participates In Public Hearing Addressing Restrictions on Emergency Contraception at the 149th Period of Sessions [...]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Confirms Unconstitutional State Law Acts as a Total Ban on All Medication Abortion

Oklahoma Supreme Court Confirms Unconstitutional State Law Acts as a Total Ban on All Medication Abortion Ruling is in response to request from U.S. Supreme Court (PRESS RELEASE) In answering certified questions from the U.S. [...]

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Texas State Officials Appeal Federal Court Decision Blocking Unconstitutional Abortion Restrictions

Texas Officials Appeal Federal Court Decision Blocking Unconstitutional Abortion Restrictions Attorney General also asks 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to stay the injunction, which would make abortion care nonexistent for one-third of Texas women (PRESS [...]

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Court Decision Protects Abortion Access for Most Women in Texas, But Upholds Restrictions on Medication Abortion

Court Decision Protects Abortion Access for Most Women in Texas, But Upholds Restrictions on Medication Abortion Ruling blocks provision that would have made safe, legal abortion non-existent for one in three Texas women (PRESS RELEASE) [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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