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Press Releases

Oklahoma House Passes Measure Banning Abortion

The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a measure (SB 1552) yesterday which bans abortion by making it a felony for any person to perform or induce an abortion…

Florida Supreme Court Blocks Measure Forcing Women to Delay Health Care, Make Additional Trips When Seeking Safe, Legal Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) The Florida Supreme Court today blocked a 2015 measure which forces a woman to wait at least 24 hours and make at least one additional,…

Mississippi Governor Signs Ban on Most Common Method of Second Trimester Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R) signed a measure into law today which bans the most commonly used method of ending a pregnancy in the second trimester.   …

House Judiciary Subcommittee Holds Hearing To Restrict Women’s Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice held a hearing this afternoon which focused on another measure further restricting women’s access to safe and legal health care services. …

Arizona Governor Signs Bill Restricting Access to Medication Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Arizona Governor Doug Ducey (R) signed a measure into law late last night which would restrict women’s access to medication abortion by forcing them to use a method of administering the medications that appears on the outdated, inferior, and less effective drug label…

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…