Abortion

Speak Out Now Against the "Domestic Gag Rule"

In June, the Trump administration proposed a dangerous new rule that would prohibit providers that receive federal Title X family planning funds from making referrals for abortion care. The rule would also prohibit granting Title X funds to family planning…

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to U.S. Supreme Court

(PRESS RELEASE) Said Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:…

Nancy Northup Op-Ed: “Personal Liberties” Beyond Abortion are Enshrined in Roe

The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy raises serious concerns about the future of abortion access in light of President Trump’s promise to nominate Supreme Court justices who will overturn Roe v. Wade

Legislative Brief: Abortion Law Reform in Achieving the Development Goals of the Philippines

Respecting, protecting, and fulfilling women’s access to reproductive rights is essential to achieving a healthy, equitable, and developed Philippines…

Members of Congress Speak Out in Support of the Women's Health Protection Act

Since the landmark 1973 case Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court has repeatedly upheldthat abortion is a fundamental right. Two years ago today, the Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt decision reaffirmed that right…

Nancy Northup Statement on Justice Kennedy Retirement

Said Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:

Irish 4 Reproductive Health, et al. v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, et al.

Citing flagrant defiance of federal law and the U.S.

State: 
IN
Status: 
Open
Owner: 
The Center

Letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions Re: ACA

Along with 29 other organizations, the Center urges Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse the Justice Department’s recent decision to not defend some provisions of the ACA, a move that could be especially harmful to women…

Falls Church Healthcare Center et al. v Norman Oliver et al.

This lawsuit seeks to overturn several core components of the longstanding, unconstitutional abortion restrictions on the books in Virginia. These laws needlessly target abortion providers and harm patients seeking abortion services by imposing burdensome and medically unnecessary requirements.

State: 
VA
Status: 
Open
Owner: 
The Center

Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) — Today, a group of health care providers in Virginia announced a legal challenge to protect and expand access to safe, legal abortion…

Our Work in Focus

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…
The right to life is a fundamental human right, central to the enjoyment of all other human rights…
The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights…