Abortion

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Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU of Montana File Lawsuit Challenging Law That Prohibits Qualified Clinicians from Providing Abortions

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana filed a lawsuit today in State District Court in Lewis and Clark…

Senate Rejects Unconstitutional Nationwide Abortion Ban at 20 Weeks

(PRESS RELEASE) — Today, the Senate rejected an unconstitutional federal ban on abortions at 20 weeks…

Federal District Court Continues to Block Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court today blocked a Texas measure requiring health care providers to bury or cremate embryonic or fetal…

Center for Reproductive Rights, National Women’s Law Center, File Freedom of Information Act Request to Investigate HHS Division Devoted to Promoting Health Care Discrimination

– (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center filed today a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Senate to Consider Unconstitutional Nationwide Abortion Ban at 20 Weeks

(PRESS RELEASE) — As the government returns to work following a three-day shutdown amid uncertainty about how to keep the government funded past February 8, the Senate has instead decided to prioritize consideration of an unconstitutional nationwide ban on abortion at 20 weeks…

One Year Since Reinstatement, Global Gag Rule Has Devastating Impact on Women’s Health and Human Rights Worldwide

(PRESS RELEASE) One year ago today, as one of his first acts as president, Donald Trump imposed a sweeping policy restricting access to safe abortion services…

Center for Reproductive Rights and We Testify Debut Video Series Commemorating 45th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, in partnership with We Testify, a program of the National Network of Abortion Funds, released a series of videos featuring women from across the country speaking out on the…

Freedom Denied

[UPDATE] After 10 years of wrongful imprisonment after she had a stillbirth, our client Teodora del Carmen Vásquez, was denied her freedom and will remain in El Salvador’s Ilopango prison until 2038.

Irish Parliamentary Committee Recommends Abortion Law Reform

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution—a select

Our Work in Focus

In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women's access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services…