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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 […]

Women’s Health Protection Act

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 […]

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 […]

Center for Reproductive Rights Fully Supports New Federal Legislation to Protect Abortion Access

Center for Reproductive Rights Fully Supports New Federal Legislation to Protect Abortion Access reproductiverights.org… Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined leaders in Congress and reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates to celebrate the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2019—federal legislation that would protect abortion access from state-level bans and restrictions threatening […]

Members of Congress Speak Out in Support of the Women’s Health Protection Act

Members of Congress Speak Out in Support of the Women’s Health Protection Act Since the landmark 1973 case Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court has repeatedly upheld that abortion is a fundamental right. Two years ago today, the Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedtdecision reaffirmed that right. Yet many state politicians have engaged in an unrelenting and increasingly aggressive […]

Women’s Health Protection Act & Abortion Attitudes Research Findings

reproductiverights.org… No matter their personal beliefs, most Americans believe abortion should be legal and would support Congress passing a new federal law to protect women’s access to care–according to a poll released by the Center for Reproductive Rights. The survey of 1,877 voting-age adults in the United States sought to gauge attitudes towards women’s health […]

Restoring Our Rights: The Women’s Health Protection Act Report

reproductiverights.org… Abortion rights have been under attack for years in the United States, through laws that shut down clinics, impose medically unnecessary regulations, and shame women for their decisions. The impact of abortion restrictions have very real social and economic consequences for people’s lives. The Women’s Health Protection Act is a federal legislative response designed […]

Congressman Don Beyer to Speak Out in Support of Federal Women’s Health Protection Act at Community Event in Virginia

Congressman Don Beyer to Speak Out in Support of Federal Women’s Health Protection Act at Community Event in Virginia (MEDIA ADVISORY) Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA-8) will join community leaders, women’s health advocates, and other elected officials tomorrow in Arlington, Virginia to call for the passage of the Women’s Health Protection Act–federal legislation designed to enforce […]

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