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Biden Administration to Rescind Trump-era “Domestic Gag Rule”

The Biden Administration on Wednesday issued a proposed rule to undo a harmful Trump-era policy, known as the “domestic gag rule,” that targeted the Title X family planning program with regulations limiting access to reproductive health care services.

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Black Maternal Health Week is April 11-17

As the U.S. faces a maternal health crisis, with Black women three times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications, the Center for Reproductive Rights has partnered to sponsor Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17—a seven-day series aimed at raising awareness, inspiring activism, and strengthening organizing for Black maternal health.

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Kansas Court Strikes Down Abortion Method Ban, Reaffirming Right to Abortion Under State Constitution

The Kansas state constitution’s protection of abortion rights was reaffirmed last week when a state court permanently blocked a ban on a standard method of abortion. The ruling came in a case brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights on behalf of a Kansas OB/GYN and her medical practice.

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EACH Act Would Remove Major Economic Barriers to Abortion Access in the U.S.

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate introduced the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Act, a federal bill to ensure that every person who receives health care or insurance [...]

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U.S. Recommits to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at the UN Human Rights Council

The Biden-Harris administration took a significant step forward last week in reversing the Trump administration’s harmful policies undermining gender equity and equality when it committed to promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States and around the world. The commitment, made March 17 before [...]

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North Carolina’s “RBG Act” Would Remove State Barriers to Abortion Care

Decades of attacks on reproductive rights and health care access by state legislators have made abortion care difficult to access in North Carolina, with the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating existing barriers. A proposed new state law [...]

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White House’s New Gender Policy Council to Advance Equality and Equity in Domestic and Foreign Policy

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration released two Executive Orders making clear its intention to advance gender equality and equity as a matter of human rights, justice and fairness in the United States and around the world. [...]

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Federal Court Blocks South Carolina’s Unconstitutional Ban on Abortion

Update: On 3/19/21, a federal district court granted a preliminary injunction blocking this law. If it had been allowed to go into effect, abortion would have essentially been banned in South Carolina. This ruling comes as the court’s emergency order was set [...]

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Center Cheers Reintroduction of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act in U.S. Congress

The Center for Reproductive Rights joined partner organizations to support today's reintroduction of the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021—a package of 12 bills to advance inclusive and accessible maternal health care, especially for Black [...]

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Evaluating Priorities: State Lawmakers Must Prioritize Health and Well-being Over Abortion Restrictions

When state lawmakers push through laws restricting access to abortion, they often claim their aim is to protect the health and well-being of women, their pregnancies, and their children. But these claims rarely stand up, [...]

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Center Urges Biden Administration to Take Quick Action to Advance Reproductive Health and Rights

The Center for Reproductive Rights has called on the Biden administration to take quick and decisive action to reverse the Trump administration’s harmful policies and to move forward to advance human rights and reproductive rights [...]

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Today Is the 48th Year We’ve Had Roe Protections. Will It Be the Last?

While the U.S. Supreme Court may have once been on the forefront of reproductive rights, it could be moving backwards, according to Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center of Reproductive Rights. In an [...]

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Amicus Briefs Filed in Tennessee Abortion Case Emphasize Bans’ Harms to People of Color and Other Communities

Reproductive justice organizations, civil rights advocates, constitutional law scholars, state attorneys general and others have filed eight “friend-of-the-court” briefs in support of a case brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners challenging [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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