Abortion

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…

“We’re Not Going Back”

Last night, Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on the Rachel Maddow show and talked about newly passed, extreme anti-abortion laws in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Missouri. …

Statement: Alabama’s Unconstitutional Ban on Abortion

Statement by Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on Governor Kay Ivey signing House Bill 314 into law: …

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.

Georgia Governor Signs Almost Total Ban on Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill (HB 481) that would effectively ban abortion outright. The law makes it a crime for doctors to provide an abortion once a heartbeat has been detected—around six weeks of pregnancy…

Federal Court Issues Landmark Abortion Rights Victory in Virginia

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, in a landmark ruling, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia became the first federal court to strike down a law prohibiting advanced practice clinicians from providing first-trimester abortion care…

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…