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Obama Administration Announces Plans to Make Plan B One-Step Available Without Age Restriction

Obama Administration Announces Plans to Make Plan B One-Step Available Without Age Restriction Center for Reproductive Rights calls for equal access to more affordable, generic options (PRESS RELEASE) The Obama Administration has submitted a plan [...]

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No More Delays for EC: 2nd Circuit Partially Denies Federal Government’s Request to Delay Bringing Emergency Contraception Over the Counter

2nd Circuit Partially Denies Federal Government’s Request to Delay Bringing Emergency Contraception (PRESS RELEASE) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has to immediately comply with U.S. District Court Judge Edward Korman’s court order to make [...]

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Federal Judge Denies Government’s Request to Delay Over-the-Counter Emergency Contraception

Federal Judge Denies Government's Request to Delay Over-the-Counter Emergency Contraception Judge Korman denies stay of his April order, gives government until Monday to appeal to 2nd Circuit (PRESS RELEASE) Calling the Obama Administration’s appeal of [...]

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Obama Administration Appeals Federal Court Order to Make Emergency Contraception Available to Women of All Ages

Obama Administration Appeals Federal Court Order to Make Emergency Contraception Available to Women of All Ages Government also requests a stay of Judge Korman’s order pending its appeal to 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals (PRESS [...]

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Despite Court Order to Make EC Available for Women of All Ages, FDA Approves Plan B One-Step Only for Women 15 Years Old and Older

Despite Court Order to Make EC Available for Women of All Ages, FDA Approves Plan B One-Step Only for Women 15 Years Old New drug approval only applies to one brand of emergency contraception, ignores [...]

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Federal Judge Orders FDA to Broaden Access to Emergency Contraception

Federal Judge Orders FDA to Broaden Access to Emergency Contraception Court rules FDA must allow over-the-counter sale of “morning-after pill” to women of all ages and lift current point-of-sale restrictions (PRESS RELEASE) In a landmark [...]

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New CDC Reports Show Increased Use of Emergency Contraception and Other Birth Control Methods

New CDC Reports Show Increased Use of Emergency Contraception and Other Birth Control Methods (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics released two new reports on [...]

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New HHS Regulations on Contraception Coverage Preserve Benefit for Millions of Women, But Contraception Should Not Be Separate From Other Health Care

New HHS Regulations on Contraception Coverage Preserve Benefit for Women (PRESS RELEASE) The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today issued new proposed rules for the copay-free birth control benefit under the Affordable Care [...]

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Barrage of Lawsuits Challenging Women’s Health Care is Just a “Political Stunt”

(PRESS RELEASE) More than 40 Catholic groups filed 12 separate lawsuits across the country yesterday challenging the Affordable Care Act's copay-free birth control benefit for all women—a move the Center for Reproductive Rights has called [...]

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CRR Blasts Health and Human Services Secretary’s Intervention to Block FDA Approval of Plan B One-Step for Over-the-Counter, All-Ages Use

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly criticizes U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' decision to intervene and block the Food and Drug Administration's expected approval of emergency contraceptive Plan [...]

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High Court in Colombia Refuses to Outlaw “Morning-After Pill”

Council of State of Colombia Rules that Drug Doesn't Violate Right to Life NEW YORK -- Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights applauded a decision by Colombia's highest administrative court not to deny women legal [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Denounces Chilean Constitutional Tribunal’s Decision to Ban Distribution of “Morning-after Pill” in Public Facilities

"This ban treats women in Chile as second-class citizens by inhibiting their options and their ability to decide whether and when to have children. It is yet another abhorrent example of religiously motivated judges holding [...]

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Judge Permits Center For Reproductive Rights To Subpoena White House Documents In Lawsuit Against The FDA Over “Morning After Pill”

Judge Cites "Strong Showing of Bad Faith" by Government as Grounds for Granting Further Discovery U.S. Magistrate Judge Viktor Pohorelsky ruled that the Center for Reproductive Rights can subpoena White House documents as part of [...]

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