06.11.15 - Florida
passed a law in 2015 forcing a woman to wait a minimum of 24 hours and make at
least one additional trip to her health care provider before she is able to
receive safe, legal abortion care. The
law fails to include any exceptions for a woman whose pregnancy threatens
06.04.15 - This lawsuit challenges a recent Arizona state law, SB 1318 (originally scheduled to take effect on July 3, 2015), which forces doctors to lie to patients by telling them that it may be possible to "reverse" a medication abortion.
Six years ago this week, the Center for Reproductive Rights
won a groundbreaking victory for the women of Peru and around the world
. For the first time, an international human rights body condemned a country for failing to provide abortion services that were both legal and
essential to the health of a woman, violating her fundamental human rights in the process…
The story of Polish daughter and mother P and S is deeply complicated. P, a teenager, was raped and became pregnant as a consequence. She wanted to
terminate the pregnancy and had a right to under Poland's laws…
Put 2012 against any year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, in 1973, and you would be hard pressed to find a period that offered
as many highs and lows as the past 12 months.
Let's start with the highlights…