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Statement: House Passes Spending Bill Without Helms Amendment

07.29.2021 Statement by Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: We applaud the House of Representatives on the historic passage of an appropriations bill that will significantly advance sexual and reproductive [...]

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Statement: House Passes Spending Bill Free From Hyde

07.29.2021 Statement from Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  Today, ​for the first time in more than 40 years, the House of Representatives passed an appropriations package free from the Hyde [...]

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Members of Congress Introduce Bill to Protect Abortion Access

06.08.21 (PRESS RELEASE) — Today, the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA)—a bill that would protect the right to access abortion throughout the country—was introduced in the House by U.S. Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA), Lois Frankel (D-FL), [...]

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Statement on the Confirmation of Kristen Clarke for Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights

Statement from Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President of the Center for Reproductive Rights: We congratulate Kristen Clarke on her historic confirmation as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights and are encouraged that a bipartisan majority [...]

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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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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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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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State Department Fails to Report on Reproductive Rights in Over 200 Countries for the Second Year in a Row

State Department Fails to Report on Reproductive Rights in Over 200 Countries for the Second Year in a Row Washington D.C. (Press Release) The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly condemns the US State Department’s decision [...]

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Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $380,000 for the Center for Reproductive Rights

Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $380,000 for the Center for Reproductive Rights (PRESS RELEASE) —The Center for Reproductive Rights raised $380,000 yesterday evening at their inaugural Los Angeles benefit, co-hosted by Elizabeth Banks and board member [...]

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Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court

Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court Fifth Circuit now reviewing law that would force Texas doctors to perform higher-risk procedures that go against their best medical [...]

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

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court (PRESS RELEASE) Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: “Today, after a wrenching confirmation [...]

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Lawmakers and Civil Society Pressure Department of State to Bring Back Deleted Reproductive Rights Sections in Annual Human Rights Reports

Lawmakers and Civil Society Pressure Department of State to Bring Back Deleted Reproductive Rights Sections in Annual Human Rights Reports (PRESS RELEASE) 129 Members of the House of Representatives have joined with 97 Civil Society [...]

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In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent

In a Blow to Women’s Health and Rights in Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Completely Disregards U.S. Supreme Court Precedent (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a Louisiana law that [...]

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