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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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Statement from the Center for Reproductive Rights on the Trump Administration’s suspension of funding of the World Health Organization

(Geneva-New York)--The following is the statement of Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights regarding the Trump Administration’s suspension of funding of the World Health Organization (WHO). “It is irresponsible and [...]

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Virginia Legislature Removes Medically Unnecessary Barriers to Abortion Access

Today, the Virginia General Assembly passed the Reproductive Health Protection Act, which will expand access to abortion care by repealing medically unnecessary restrictions that have made it difficult for Virginians to access safe and legal [...]

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Trump Administration ‘Defunds’ Reproductive Health Services Providers in Texas

Yesterday, on the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) approved a previously-denied waiver request by the state of Texas for federal Medicaid funding to administer a [...]

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New Tool Shows State of Abortion Law and Abortion Access Across America

Center for Reproductive Rights comprehensive digital map shows the ‘No Roe Reality’ of abortion laws, restrictions,and protections on the books - including those laws currently blocked by the courts (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center [...]

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Statement on Commission on Unalienable Rights

On Monday, July 8, Secretary Pompeo announced the creation of a Commission on Unalienable Rights, chaired by Professor Mary Ann Glendon, to advise on “human rights grounded in our nation’s founding principles” based on documents [...]

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Six-Week Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Court in Mississippi

Six-Week Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Court in Mississippi (PRESS RELEASE) Today, a federal district court in Mississippi temporarily blocked a state law passed in March that would ban abortion after six weeks of pregnancy. [...]

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Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on HB 126 passed by the Missouri legislature today:

Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO, on HB 126 passed by the Missouri legislature today “Without shame and on the heels of Alabama’s new criminal abortion ban, the Missouri legislature has passed an unconstitutional, [...]

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Statement: Alabama’s Unconstitutional Ban on Abortion

Statement: Alabama’s Unconstitutional Ban on Abortion Statement by Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on Governor Kay Ivey signing House Bill 314 into law: “All who care about women should [...]

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Georgia Governor Signs Almost Total Ban on Abortion

Georgia Governor Signs Almost Total Ban on Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill (HB 481) that would effectively ban abortion outright. The law makes it a crime for doctors to [...]

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HHS Rule Will Encourage Discrimination Against Medical Patients

HHS’ Denial of Care Rule issued today empowers healthcare workers to withhold medical care from patients based on personal beliefs (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a Denial of Care Rule that will [...]

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Trump Administration Finalizes Title X Domestic Gag Rule

Trump Administration Finalizes Title X Domestic Gag Rule The Center for Reproductive Rights will ask court to block rule in Maine Today, the Trump Administration released a final rule that would make sweeping changes to [...]

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President Trump’s Remarks on Abortion Spread Misinformation

President Trump's Remarks on Abortion Spread Misinformation The following is a statement by Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs at the Center for Reproductive Rights about President Donald Trump’s State of the Union [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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