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Mexico Supreme Court Upholds Mexico City Abortion Law

Court Joins Global Trend of Loosening Restrictions on Abortion NEW YORK - Today in an 8 to 3 groundbreaking vote, Mexico's Supreme Court upheld Mexico City's law making abortion legal in the first trimester, ruling [...]

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New Research Finds Link Between Self-Induction and Abortion Restrictions

New Research Finds Link Between Self-Induction and Abortion Restrictions First-of-its-kind study suggests self-induction more common in Texas, where deceptive laws have reduced access to care (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) released [...]

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Supreme Court Steps In to Protect Abortion Access in Texas

Supreme Court Steps In to Protect Abortion Access in Texas Nation’s highest court blocks 5th Circuit ruling that would have shuttered all but 9 clinics in the state (PRESS RELEASE)  In a 5-4 order, the U.S. [...]

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Sex Discrimination Continues in Florida After Court Refuses to Overturn Ban on Medicaid Funded Abortions

Low-Income Women’s Health Remains at Risk Continuing to put women's health at risk, Florida's Third District Court of Appeals issued an opinion today refusing to overturn Florida's ban on Medicaid funded abortions. The Center for [...]

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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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Moving in a New Direction

A new resource shares innovative and effective state policies that successfully improve women’s reproductive lives. Forced ultrasound. 72-hour waiting periods. Medically unnecessary clinic requirements. We often hear about the outrageousness of anti-abortion laws. Where are [...]

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Kansas Supreme Court Limits Grand Jury’s Power in Abortion Patients’ Medical Records Case

NEW YORK -- Today, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that the grand jury investigating abortion provider Dr. George Tiller cannot embark on a fishing expedition into his patients' medical records. The court ordered the lower [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Argues Before Kansas Supreme Court to Stop Grand Jury from Obtaining Patient Medical Records in Abortion Case

NEW YORK- Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights argued before the Kansas Supreme Court to stop a citizen-petitioned grand jury from obtaining the medical records of approximately 2,000 women who sought services from Kansas abortion [...]

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Texas Supreme Court Denies Funding for Medically Necessary Abortions

Ban on Medicaid Abortions is Upheld Austin, TexasOn New Year’s Eve, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that the State is not constitutionally obligated to pay for abortions for poor women who may need the procedure [...]

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Our Mission, Our Bond

Our Mission, Our Bond This month, we celebrate a pivotal moment in our country's history. Forty years ago, the United States Supreme Court changed the destinies of millions upon millions of women with its landmark [...]

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Abortion Rights in Trouble New Study Shows:

If Roe v. Wade Were Overturned Today, Over 70 Million Women and Girls In More than Half the Country Would be Impacted New York, NY If the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights on Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court

  Statement from Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights         New York, NY—Today, President Obama announced that he will nominate federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.  Nancy Northup, [...]

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New Directors Join Board of Center for Reproductive Rights

New Directors Join Board of Center for Reproductive Rights (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights, a global legal advocacy organization that fights to ensure reproductive rights are guaranteed in law as human rights, announced [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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