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Kentucky Voters Reject Anti-Abortion Constitutional Amendment

11.09.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Kentucky voters have rejected Amendment 2, a ballot initiative that would have amended the state constitution to clarify that it does not protect the right to abortion. Because of Kentucky’s “trigger [...]

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Abortion Rights Measures Win Approval in First Major U.S. Elections Since Roe v. Wade Overturned

Ballot initiatives and elections will shape the direction of abortion access across the U.S.

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Californians Approve Constitutional Amendment Protecting Right to Abortion

11.08.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) California voters tonight approved Proposition 1, which adds language to the state constitution expressly ensuring the right to abortion. While the California constitution already protects the right to privacy, the constitution [...]

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Michigan Voters Approve Constitutional Amendment to Protect Reproductive Freedom

11.09.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Voters in Michigan tonight passed Proposition 3, voting to amend their state constitution to affirm the right of every Michigander to reproductive freedom, including the right to abortion. Earlier tonight, voters [...]

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Vermonters Approve Constitutional Amendment to Protect Abortion in Landslide Vote

11.08.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Tonight, voters in Vermont overwhelmingly passed The Reproductive Liberty Amendment, choosing to amend their state constitution to affirm the right of every Vermont citizen to reproductive freedom, including the right to [...]

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With Recent Ruling, India Follows Global Trend of Liberalizing Abortion Laws card link

With Recent Ruling, India Follows Global Trend of Liberalizing Abortion Laws

Supreme Court rules safe and legal abortion under Indian law applies to all women, regardless of marital status.

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Voters to Weigh in on Abortion Rights This Election Day

Ballot initiatives in five states scheduled November 8.

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Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA)

The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) is federal legislation that would protect the right to access abortion care throughout the United States by creating a safeguard against bans and medically unnecessary restrictions.

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Op-ed: Provide survivors of sexual violence with safe abortion care card link

Op-ed: Provide survivors of sexual violence with safe abortion care

In this op-ed for Nation, the Center's Enid Muthoni, Chief Programme Officer, writes how despite a 2019 ruling by Kenya's High Court, there continues to be covert and overt attempts to deny survivors of sexual [...]

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Op-ed: With the Surrogacy Act, the judiciary has the chance to expand scope of reproductive rights

In this op-ed for The Indian Express, the Center's Brototi Dutta, Advocacy Adviser for Asia, and Gargi Mishra, Research and Advocacy Officer at the Center for Health Equity, Law and Policy at ILS Pune, examine India's [...]

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Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $2.7 Million for the Center for Reproductive Rights at 30th Anniversary Gala

10.26.22 (PRESS RELEASE) —The Center for Reproductive Rights raised $2.7 million Tuesday night at its 30th anniversary gala in New York, with special guest Elizabeth Banks. The event was held just four months after the [...]

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Georgia Abortion Providers Urge Court to Block Six-Week Abortion Ban at Trial

10.25.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – This week, Georgia abortion providers and advocates went to trial, seeking to block the state’s ban on abortion after approximately six weeks of pregnancy. For more than three months, the ban [...]

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Symposium on the Latin American Green Wave—October 27 in Washington, DC

Learn how this powerful movement confronted restrictions and achieved victories to liberalize abortion laws.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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