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Oral Argument in FDA Lawsuit Postponed Until Thursday, 2:00pm

Battle Over "Morning-After Pill" Goes Before New York Court WHAT: Oral argument in Tummino v. von Eschenbach will be heard at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Chief Judge Edward [...]

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Statement on Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England

On November 30, 2005, the Supreme Court will hear argument in Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, a case involving a New Hampshire law that prevents doctors from performing an abortion for a [...]

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Supreme Court Should Not Review Federal Abortion Ban Case, Center’s Brief Argues

New York, NY-Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a brief in opposition to the federal government's request that the United States Supreme Court review the appellate court's decision in Gonzales v. Carhart. In that [...]

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UN Human Rights Committee Makes Landmark Decision Establishing Women’s Right to Access to Legal Abortion

Woman Forced to Carry Fatally Impaired Fetus to Term Wins Case New York, NY-Today, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) decided its first abortion case, KL v. Peru. The decision establishes that denying access [...]

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GAO Report on FDA’S Plan B Decision Process Confirms Center’s Lawsuit

The Government Accountability Office released a report finding that the Food and Drug Administration's refusal to make the emergency contraceptive, Plan B, available without a prescription was "unusual" and "not typical" of previous decisions on [...]

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Center Files Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Supreme Court Abortion Case

30 Women’s Groups Sign On To Save Women’s Health and Lives Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed an amicus curiae brief in Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, an abortion case scheduled [...]

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Supreme Court Should Not Review Federal Abortion Ban Case, Center for Reproductive Rights Will Argue

The Center for Reproductive Rights plans to file a legal brief by the end of next month with the Supreme Court, outlining why the Justices should not review the federal abortion ban case, Gonzales v. [...]

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Federal Court Strikes Michigan Abortion Ban for Third Time

Reproductive Rights Groups Hail the Decision Detroit, MI-The American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America today hailed a decision by a federal court striking down the [...]

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Missouri Law Shuts Down Abortion Services at Only Abortion Clinic in Southwest Missouri

Creates Obstacle Course for Over a Thousand Women a Year New York, NY-Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri against a new law [...]

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Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline’s “Kiss and Tell” Law goes before Appeals Court

WHAT: Oral argument in Aid for Women v. Foulston will be heard at U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. The Tenth Circuit will review the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas' [...]

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Key Victory In Appeals Court Against 2003 Federal Abortion Ban

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held unconstitutional the "Partial Birth Abortion Act of 2003," because the law failed to provide any exception if a woman's health is at stake. The [...]

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Law Endangering Young Women Challenged in Federal Court:

Health Care Providers Say Law Imperils Health and Lives of Florida’s Young Women Today on behalf of four women's health care centers and two individual physicians, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood Federation [...]

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Groups Ask Court to Block Abortion Ban

Leading Reproductive Health and Rights Groups Say Michigan Law Would Prohibit Virtually All Abortions in the State The American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America asked [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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