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New Website Exposes Motives of Anti-Abortion Policymakers

While last week’s Supreme Court decision struck down a Louisiana anti-abortion law, hundreds of restrictive abortion laws remain on the books—a new online tool seeks to hold state lawmakers accountable for promoting women’s, children’s health. [...]

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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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Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Lawsuit brought by health care providers challenges abortion restrictions in the Commonwealth of Virginia — some of which have been on the books for [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Louise Slaughter

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Louise Slaughter Today, U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY), the first woman to represent Western New York in Congress and longtime abortion rights advocate, has died at the age of 88. [...]

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Mississippi Lawmakers Attack Reproductive Rights with Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban

Mississippi Lawmakers Attack Reproductive Rights with Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban Bill heading to governor’s desk will be the earliest abortion ban in effect in the United States, and targets state’s last remaining clinic (PRESS RELEASE) Today [...]

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Louisiana Facing $4.7 Million Legal Bill as State Continues to Defend Unconstitutional Clinic Shutdown Law

Louisiana Facing $4.7 Million Legal Bill as State Continues to Defend Unconstitutional Clinic Shutdown Law Center for Reproductive Rights entitled to legal fees after federal district court permanently blocks measure (PRESS RELEASE)  The Center for [...]

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Governors in Montana, Minnesota Veto Measures Designed to Restrict a Woman’s Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

Governors in Montana, Minnesota Veto Measures Designed to Restrict a Woman’s Access to Safe, Legal Abortion State advocates, policymakers continue to push back against abortion restrictions (MEDIA ADVISORY) Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton vetoed two measures [...]

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Louisiana Continues to Defend Texas-Style Clinic Shutdown Law

Louisiana Continues to Defend Texas-Style Clinic Shutdown Law Louisiana appeals court order blocking abortion restrictions identical to those found unconstitutional by Supreme Court last summer in Whole Woman’s Health (MEDIA ADVISORY)  Despite last summer’s landmark [...]

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House Passes Dangerous Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act and Gut Women’s Health Care

House Passes Dangerous Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act and Gut Women’s Health Care (PRESS RELEASE)  By a narrow margin of 217-213, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed the so-called American Health Care [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Vows to Fight Back in Court After President Trump Signs Executive Order Greenlighting Discrimination Against Women

Center Vows to Fight Back in Court After Trump Signs Executive Order Greenlighting Discrimination Against Women (PRESS RELEASE) President Donald Trump signed an executive order today that would grant wide exemptions to the Affordable Care [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Submits Amicus Brief Supporting ACLU’s Challenge to Alabama Abortion Ban

Center for Reproductive Rights Submits Amicus Brief Supporting ACLU’s Challenge to Alabama Abortion Ban (MEDIA ADVISORY) The Center for Reproductive Rights yesterday filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh [...]

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Congressman Don Beyer to Speak Out in Support of Federal Women’s Health Protection Act at Community Event in Virginia

Congressman Don Beyer to Speak Out in Support of Federal Women’s Health Protection Act at Community Event in Virginia (MEDIA ADVISORY) Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA-8) will join community leaders, women’s health advocates, and other elected [...]

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Federal Court Permanently Blocks Clinic Shutdown Laws in Tennessee

Federal Court Permanently Blocks Clinic Shutdown Laws in Tennessee A federal district court permanently blocked two of Tennessee’s Texas-style clinic shutdown laws today after the state dropped their defense of the measures, ensuring both restrictions [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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