09.15.14 - In 2001, the Alaska Supreme Court held that
withholding state Medicaid coverage for abortions while covering all other
medically necessary care, including for pregnant women, violated the equal
protection clause of the Alaska Constitution.
The Court held the state must fund all
11.21.13 - Ida was
getting “desperate.” The mother of two had received a year’s supply of contraception
from a family planning clinic in Texas’s Lower Rio Grande Valley before it was
shuttered by reckless state budget cuts. She had only about a week’s worth
This month, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) condemned Hungary for two types of abortion restrictions
that are on the rise both in Europe and in the US—mandatory waiting periods and biased counseling laws…
The most unpopular Congress in history didn't take that title by accident or through a stroke of bad luck. The 112th Congress, which came to an
end just a few months ago, earned a record-setting rate of disapproval from U.S. voters because of its legislative record.
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.
A reproductive health bill that has been in the making for more than a decade was passed in both the Philippines House of Representatives and the Senate.
The House and Senate reconciled their respective versions of the bill last month and President Benigno Aquino III signed the bill into…
As the only global legal advocacy group dedicated to the advancement of reproductive rights worldwide, the Center set a goal several years ago to establish
a strong presence in the places where we battle for women's health, equality, and dignity.