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Press Releases

Federal District Court Continues to Block Louisiana’s Texas-Style Clinic Shutdown Law

(PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court judge today continued to block a Texas-style measure which would have shuttered all but one safe and legal abortion…

43 Years Later, U.S. Supreme Court Called on to Defend Right Recognized in Roe v. Wade

(PRESS RELEASE) On the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade--the landmark U.S…

Kansas Court of Appeals: State Constitution Protects Right to Safe, Legal Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) In a groundbreaking ruling, the Kansas Court of Appeals today acknowledged for the first time that Kansas women have a right to safe and legal abortion under the…

In the Spotlight

Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Stop the Deception

Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on a segment of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry show to debate the continued public funding of…

Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants

The following was published in the Austin American

Nancy Northup in Time: It’s Personal, Not Political

A new study on fetal survival rates underscores the highly individual nature of reproductive health decisions and the importance of entrusting these decisions to those most affected by them, writes Center for Reproductive Rights president and CEO Nancy Northup in a

Center Attorney Talks Texas on NPR

A federal appeals court ruled earlier this week to uphold the Texas law that puts most of the state’s abortion clinics at risk of closure…