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Washington Acts for Women

“There are women languishing around the country who cannot speak for themselves. Women who've had services closed in their face. Poor women. College women…

Oklahoma Governor Vetoes Abortion Ban

Statement from Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights on Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin’s veto of the state’s total ban on abortion:

Center for Reproductive Rights Calls on Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin to Veto Blatantly Unconstitutional Abortion Ban (Veto Letter Included)

The Oklahoma Senate advanced a measure today which bans abortion by making it a felony for any person to perform or induce an abortion.  The measure—which is the first of its kind--now heads to the desk of Governor Mary Fallin (R), who has 5 days to sign the measure after it is presented to…

Our Work in Focus

(PRESS RELEASE) Women in Texas and across the country continue to face discrimination and extreme barriers to basic health care services like abortion—according to independent experts from the United Nations (U.N.) Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice…
With the recent clinic attack in Colorado, repeated congressional efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, and an upcoming abortion rights battle at the U.S. Supreme Court, the assault on women’s reproductive health care has become impossible to ignore…
Forced ultrasound. 72-hour waiting periods. Medically unnecessary clinic requirements. We often hear about the outrageousness of anti-abortion laws. Where are the proactive policies that improve women’s reproductive lives?…