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Hearing Recap: Witnesses Urge Congress to Pass the Women’s Health Protection Act

In a hearing chaired by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) in the U.S. Senate, reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates and experts testified in support of the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), a federal bill to protect the right to access abortion throughout the United States.

U.S. Senate Holds Hearing on the Women’s Health Protection Act

Reproductive health, rights, and justice experts and advocates will be testifying before the U.S. Senate tomorrow in support of the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2021 (S.1975), federal legislation that protects the right to access abortion free from medically unnecessary restrictions and bans that impede access in states across the country.

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 […]

Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA)

Equal access to abortion care is essential for social and economic equality, reproductive autonomy, and the right to determine our own lives. But, in many places, accessing abortion care is extremely difficult, and for many people nearly impossible, because of state-level laws that restrict and ban access to abortion. The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) is federal […]

Women’s Health Protection Act Introduced in U.S. Congress to Protect Abortion Access

As members of the U.S. Congress introduce the Women’s Health Protection Act, the Center for Reproductive Rights is announcing new research showing that a solid majority of U.S. voters support passage of federal legislation that would protect the right to access abortion care throughout the United States.

2021 Poll: A Solid Majority of Voters Support the Women’s Health Protection Act

New polling, conducted by Hart Research Associates, shows that a solid majority of U.S. voters support the Women’s Health Protection Act—a bill to protect abortion rights and access in every state. The nationally representative polling, conducted by Hart Research, finds that 61% of voters nationally support passage of a national law that would protect the constitutional right to access abortion by […]

The First 100 Days of the Biden-Harris Administration: Reproductive Rights, Health and Justice

In its first 100 days, the Biden-Harris administration has taken crucial steps to undo many Trump-Pence administration’s policies that undermined reproductive rights and access to health care in the U.S. and around the world.

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 in the U.S. and around the world. The inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. as President and Kamala Harris as […]

Center CEO Urges Congress to Pass Legislation to Protect Abortion Access

House Hearing on Women’s Health Protection Act Held February 12 Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, testified on February 12 at a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the Women’s Health Protection Act. The landmark federal legislation would safeguard the right to access abortion care across […]

In Congressional Testimony, Center for Reproductive Rights Urges Congress to Pass Historic Abortion Rights Legislation that Answers Calls to ‘Codify Roe’

Today, Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, testified in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 2975/S. 1645), federal legislation that answers the recent calls to ‘codify Roe’ by safeguarding the right to access abortion care for all people in the United States. In her […]

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