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Mississippi Continues to Defend 15-Week Abortion Ban Despite Searing Court Decision

Mississippi Continues to Defend 15-Week Abortion Ban Despite Searing Court Decision After a blistering court decision calling out Mississippi politicians for “gaslighting” women and wasting taxpayer money, the state continues fight for unconstitutional law (PRESS [...]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights Sues U.S. Department of State over Continued Decision to Delete Reproductive Rights from Human Rights Reports

The Center for Reproductive Rights Sues U.S. Department of State over Continued Decision to Delete Reproductive Rights (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a second Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against [...]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights Sues Kenyan Officials over recent Ban on Marie Stopes

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and co-counsel Sofia Rajab-Leteipan of Leteipan & Associates Advocates have today filed a case at the High Court, Nairobi, against Kenyan government officials. The petition is challenging the [...]

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Mississippi Ban on Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy Struck Down by Federal District Court

Mississippi Ban on Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy Struck Down by Federal District Court State ban is found unconstitutional in a victory for the Center for Reproductive Rights and Jackson Women’s Health Organization (PRESS [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Sues to Block Ban on Telemedicine Abortions in Kansas

Center for Reproductive Rights Sues to Block Ban on Telemedicine Abortions in Kansas With only four abortion clinics in Kansas, telemedicine is crucial to abortion access (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed [...]

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Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Decision allows challenge by Virginia health care providers to move forward (PRESS RELEASE) A Virginia federal court today rejected the Commonwealth’s efforts to shut [...]

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Texas Court Strikes Down Unconstitutional Texas Reproductive Health Restriction in Challenge Brought by Whole Woman’s Health and Texas Abortion Providers

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, a federal district court judge struck down a Texas measure requiring health care providers to bury or cremate all embryonic and fetal tissue from abortions, miscarriages, and ectopic pregnancy surgeries—regardless of their [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Submit Amicus Brief in Support of the “Janes”

Center for Reproductive Rights, NAPAWF, NLIRH Submit Amicus Brief in Support of the “Janes” (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights, the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF), and the National Latina Institute [...]

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Trial Concludes in Challenge to Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions

Trial Concludes in Challenge to Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions (PRESS RELEASE) A trial concluded today in Texas federal district court in a lawsuit brought by lead plaintiff Whole Woman’s Health and other Texas abortion providers, [...]

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Lawsuit Filed Against HHS for Refusing to Release Documents Regarding New Office for Civil Rights Division

Lawsuit Filed Against HHS for Refusing to Release Documents (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) today filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to U.S. Supreme Court

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to U.S. Supreme Court (PRESS RELEASE) Said Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: “President Trump has vowed to nominate to [...]

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Nancy Northup Statement on Justice Kennedy Retirement

Nancy Northup Statement on Justice Kennedy Retirement Said Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: “Justice Kennedy’s retirement is devastating news at a divisive time in our nation and on the [...]

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Supreme Court Decision Awards Free Pass to Deceptive Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Supreme Court Decision Awards Free Pass to Deceptive Crisis Pregnancy Centers The Supreme Court today struck down a California law that protects women from so-called Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) by requiring them to disclose the [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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