Tag: Abortion access

Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA)

WHPA is U.S. federal legislation to protect the right to access abortion care nationwide.

EACH Act Would Remove Bans on Abortion Coverage in Federal Health Programs

Introduced in the U.S. Senate March 29, the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Act aims to reduce economic barriers to abortion access.

How Some Of The World’s Most Powerful Women Are Fighting For Reproductive Rights

This Forbes piece reports on the steps that its “100 Most Powerful Women” have taken to protect access to reproductive health care since the U.S. Supreme Court revoked the constitutional right to abortion. Nancy Northup, President and CEO at the Center for Reproductive Rights, is quoted: “You need to do an assessment of where you […]

Life After Roe

The Skimm This podcast interviewed Center president and CEO Nancy Northup about what to expect if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Northup stated, “There is going to be an immediate crisis in abortion care. The harms coming out of reversing almost 50 years of Supreme Court precedent are going to be swift and […]

Answers to Common Questions About Abortion Access

With the Supreme Court considering overturning or weakening Roe v. Wade before the end of its 2022 session, The New York Times published an article that answers common questions about abortion access. The Center’s research was cited stating that 25 states are likely to ban abortion in answer to the question “Where would abortion become […]

U.S. Senate to Vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act February 28

The federal bill, already passed in the House, would protect the right to access abortion in every state.

Council of Europe Committee of Ministers Urges Poland to Ensure Access to Lawful Abortion Care

12.03.2021 – On 2 December 2021, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe issued a issued a decision strongly urging Poland to adopt, without further delay, long overdue clear and unified procedures for access to lawful abortion care and information. The decision expresses serious concerns about Poland’s longstanding failure to comply with the European Court […]

Poland: A Year On, Abortion Ruling Harms Women

For Immediate Release (Brussels, October 19, 2021) – Women, girls, and all pregnant people have faced extreme barriers to accessing legal abortions in the year since a Constitutional Tribunal ruling virtually banned legal abortion in Poland, 14 human rights organizations said today. Since the ruling, women human rights defenders have also faced an increasingly hostile and dangerous environment. Poland’s authorities should […]

Center’s Creative Council Marks Reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act in New Video

Members of the Center for Reproductive Rights Creative Council–comprised of individuals from the arts, entertainment, fashion, media and other industries who raise awareness of the Center’s work–created this video to mark the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) in Congress. The Women’s Health Protection Act, also known as WHPA, was introduced on June […]