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Lawsuit Filed against Most Extreme Ultrasound Law in Country

Oklahoma Law is Among First Signs of Effects of 2007 Supreme Court Abortion Ruling WHAT HAPPENED: Late yesterday, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a challenge against Oklahoma legislation which prohibits a woman from getting [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Conclusion of Grand Jury Investigation of Dr. George Tiller

On Thursday, July 3, a citizen-convened grand jury refused to indict Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller. In a written statement, the jurors said they had not found sufficient evidence to accuse Dr. Tiller of [...]

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High Court in Colombia Refuses to Outlaw “Morning-After Pill”

Council of State of Colombia Rules that Drug Doesn't Violate Right to Life NEW YORK -- Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights applauded a decision by Colombia's highest administrative court not to deny women legal [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Declares Victory Against Virginia Abortion Ban

Court Recognizes that Law Would Force Physicians to Stop Providing Services NEW YORK -- Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights hailed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit striking down [...]

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Kansas Supreme Court Limits Grand Jury’s Power in Abortion Patients’ Medical Records Case

NEW YORK -- Today, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that the grand jury investigating abortion provider Dr. George Tiller cannot embark on a fishing expedition into his patients' medical records. The court ordered the lower [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Chilean Constitutional Tribunal’s Decision to Ban Distribution of “Morning-after Pill” in Public Facilities

"This ban treats women in Chile as second-class citizens by inhibiting their options and their ability to decide whether and when to have children. It is yet another abhorrent example of religiously motivated judges holding [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Argues Before Kansas Supreme Court to Stop Grand Jury from Obtaining Patient Medical Records in Abortion Case

NEW YORK- Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights argued before the Kansas Supreme Court to stop a citizen-petitioned grand jury from obtaining the medical records of approximately 2,000 women who sought services from Kansas abortion [...]

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Filipino Women and Men Sue Manila Mayor For Ban on Contraception

Suit Follows Release of Human Rights Groups' Study Finding Ban has Triggered Reproductive Health Crisis MANILA - Twenty Manila women and men filed a case today in a Philippine high court against the mayor of [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Review Legal Questions Raised in a Challenge to Michigan’s Abortion Ban

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court today refused to review legal questions raised in a challenge to Michigan's third attempt at a dangerous and extreme ban on abortion. The American Civil Liberties Union, Center for [...]

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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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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