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The First 100 Days of the Biden-Harris Administration: Reproductive Rights, Health and Justice card link

The First 100 Days of the Biden-Harris Administration: Reproductive Rights, Health and Justice

In its first 100 days, the Biden-Harris administration has taken crucial steps to undo many Trump-Pence administration’s policies that undermined reproductive rights and access to health care in the U.S. and around the world.

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Statement from Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on the Confirmation of Vanita Gupta for Department of Justice Associate Attorney General:

We congratulate Vanita Gupta on her historic confirmation as Associate Attorney General and are encouraged that a bipartisan majority of the Senate has recognized her robust record and experience as a civil rights attorney and [...]

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Biden Administration to Rescind Trump-era “Domestic Gag Rule”

The Biden Administration on Wednesday issued a proposed rule to undo a harmful Trump-era policy, known as the “domestic gag rule,” that targeted the Title X family planning program with regulations limiting access to reproductive health care services.

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Black Maternal Health Week is April 11-17

As the U.S. faces a maternal health crisis, with Black women three times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications, the Center for Reproductive Rights has partnered to sponsor Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17—a seven-day series aimed at raising awareness, inspiring activism, and strengthening organizing for Black maternal health.

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Statement from Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs at the Center for Reproductive Rights, on President Biden’s Proclamation on Black Maternal Health Week in the U.S.

Today, President Joe Biden took a momentous step and brought national awareness to the U.S. maternal health crisis disproportionately impacting Black mothers by signing a proclamation recognizing April 11 through April 17, 2021 as Black Maternal Health Week. The proclamation [...]

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Maternal Health & Rights Initiative

The Maternal Health & Rights Initiative promotes the human rights of pregnant, birthing, and postpartum people in the United States. Harnessing the power of law, policy, and strategic advocacy, the Initiative seeks to improve access [...]

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Alabama, Iowa, Ohio

The Center's partner organizations filed lawsuits and motions on behalf of abortion providers in Alabama, Iowa and Ohio on March 30 to stop those states' attempts to block access to essential abortion care. That same [...]

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Tennessee

On April 24, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a federal district court's injunction, granted a week earlier, allowing procedural abortion care to continue in Tennessee. The Circuit Court's decision rejected the state's request to stay the district [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Oklahoma

On April 27, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of abortion providers, denying Oklahoma's request to stay a lower court's ruling from the prior week that blocked the state's ban on abortion care during the COVID-19 [...]

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Texas

On April 22, the state of Texas abandoned its legal fight and agreed to allow abortion care to resume in full. In papers filed in the case, Texas clarified that its new executive order taking [...]

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Louisiana

On May 1, the Center resolved a lawsuit filed in federal district court challenging Louisiana’s attempt to close down abortion clinics in the state under a Notice issued by the state health department directing medical providers to postpone [...]

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Evaluating Priorities: State Lawmakers Must Prioritize Health and Well-being Over Abortion Restrictions

When state lawmakers push through laws restricting access to abortion, they often claim their aim is to protect the health and well-being of women, their pregnancies, and their children. But these claims rarely stand up, [...]

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Center’s 2020 Legislative Wrap-Up Outlines Abortion Measures Passed in U.S. States

The Center for Reproductive Rights has published its 2020 Legislative Wrap-up, providing a report on state abortion laws enacted during the year. As states were forced to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, economic upheaval, and a [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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