Abortion

Legal Restrictions

Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on HB 126 passed by the Missouri legislature today:

“Without shame and on the heels of Alabama’s new criminal abortion ban, the Missouri legislature has passed an unconstitutional, complete ban on abortion…

Free and Reunited: The Women Behind Bars in El Salvador

El Salvador's draconian abortion ban has led over 40 women to decades-long prison sentences for suffering obstetric emergencies. They were separated from their families, and denied fair trials. Over 25 have regained their freedom. These are some of their stories.

Oklahoma Court Strikes Down Restrictions on Medication Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma Supreme Court permanently blocked a 2014 Oklahoma measure (H.B…

Montana Supreme Court Blocks Anti-Abortion Law

(PRESS RELEASE) In a win for Montanans, the state’s Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision on Friday April 26, blocking a law designed to restrict abortion access in the state…

It’s time to end judicial authorization for abortion in India

Meera* was only 10 years old when she became pregnant after being raped.  Meera did not know she was pregnant, and her family only realized this when she was over 20 weeks along…

Abortion Battle Goes to U.S. Supreme Court

(PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights is filing a petition for certiorari with…