Center for Reproductive Rights

The Center for Reproductive Rights uses the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Updated Report from the Center for Reproductive Rights, Ibis Reproductive Health: States with Most Abortion Restrictions have the Fewest Supportive Policies for Women, Children
States with the highest number of abortion restrictions tend to have the worst women and children’s health outcomes and fewest supportive policies that would actually advance the health and well-being of families—according to an updated report released by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ibis...
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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Senate Republicans Unveil Dangerous Health Care Bill Which Robs Millions of Health Care, Withholds Abortion Coverage for Virtually All Women in the United States
Senate Republicans today unveiled their health care bill that dismantles the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and pushes health care out of reach for millions of people. In addition to gutting women’s access to basic health care services like birth control and cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood and...
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Thursday, April 13, 2017
President Trump Signs Measure Reversing Obama Era Rule Protecting Women’s Access to Basic Health Care
President Trump today signed a measure which rescinds an Obama-era rule protecting health care for patients who rely on federal funding for family planning services like birth control and cancer screening through the Title X program. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to rescind the rule...
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Arkansas Governor Signs Ban on Most Common Method of Second Trimester Abortion
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a measure (HB 1032) into law yesterday which bans the most common method of ending a pregnancy in the second trimester. Said Amanda Allen, Senior State Legislative Counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights: “It’s simply shameful that politicians in...
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Monday, December 19, 2016
New Report: 2016 a Pivotal Year for Women’s Reproductive Rights, with Many Battles Ahead
Women across the nation saw their constitutional right to safe, legal abortion reaffirmed in 2016, yet continue to face obstacles accessing the full range of reproductive health care services and will continue to face challenges in 2017—according to a new report from the Center for Reproductive...
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Monday, December 12, 2016
Center for Reproductive Rights Sues Texas to Stop Latest Unconstitutional Abortion Restrictions
Today the Center for Reproductive Rights filed new litigation against the state of Texas over unconstitutional new regulations that mandate the burial or cremation of embryonic and fetal tissue that results from abortions, miscarriages, or ectopic pregnancy surgery – regardless of the woman’s...
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, ACLU File Challenges to Abortion Restrictions in Three States
Abortion rights groups today announced a new wave of litigation to protect and expand access to abortion, with more to come. The three simultaneous lawsuits announced today challenge medically unnecessary abortion restrictions in Alaska, Missouri, and North Carolina. This follows the U.S. Supreme...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Texas Finalizes Latest Unconstitutional Effort to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion
Today the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) finalized unconstitutional new regulations that require the burial or cremation of embryonic and fetal tissue that results from abortions or miscarriages. This politically motivated new rule is designed to restrict a woman’s right to access...
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Friday, September 30, 2016
As the Hyde Amendment Turns Forty, Center for Reproductive Rights Continues to Call for Repeal
Just three months after successfully challenging a sweeping Texas law designed to shut down most of the state’s abortion clinics with medically unnecessary restrictions, the Center for Reproductive Rights is calling for repeal of the Hyde Amendment and all bans on insurance coverage for abortion ...
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Friday, May 20, 2016
Salvadoran Court Releases Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned
A Salvadoran woman wrongfully imprisoned after a miscarriage is being released, according to the San Salvador Third Tribunal of Sentences (Tribunal Tercero de Sentencia de San Salvador) ruling today. Serving three years of a 40 year sentence, Maria Teresa is suffering from serious health...
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