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Center for Reproductive Rights Fully Supports New Federal Legislation to Protect Abortion Access

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined leaders in Congress and reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates to celebrate the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2019—federal legislation that would protect abortion access from state-level bans…

Kansas Supreme Court Says State Constitution Protects the Right to Abortion

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

Protect, Defend, Extend: State of the States 2018

Opponents of abortion rights in state legislatures across the country continued to obstruct abortion access in 2018, introducing nearly 200 bills and enacting 44 new restrictions…

Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) A Virginia federal court today rejected the Commonwealth’s efforts to shut down litigation brought by a group of…

Council of Europe Decision Calls on Poland to Immediately Grant Women Access to Legal Abortion Care and Services

(09.21.2018) GENEVA -- The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today called on

Hearing Recap: Judge Kavanaugh’s Testimony Confirms Hostile Record and Philosophy on Reproductive Rights

During his confirmation hearing, Judge Brett Kavanaugh faced extensive questioning about his views on reproductive rights…