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Nancy Northup on MSNBC: Stop the Deception

Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on a segment of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry show to debate the continued public funding of…

Colombian Constitutional Court Reaffirms that the Procurador General de la Nación Must Provide Accurate and Truthful Information on Sexual and Reproductive Rights

(PRESS RELEASE) Colombia's Procurador General de la Nación—head of one of the highest state institutions responsible for guaranteeing fundamental rights for Colombians—and two of his deputies violated their duties as public officers when they provided inaccurate and biased information…

NYT Blasts Court Rulings

Harsh criticism from The New York Times of some recent court decisions in reproductive health cases this week. The editorial page took three judges to task for deciding cases that have "failed to preserve constitutional protections for women." …

Colombia: The Right to True and Accurate Information

A decision is expected at any time on a Colombian Constitutional Court case revolving around women's fundamental right to information on sexual and reproductive health care…

Romanian Officials to Consider New Abortion Law Requiring Five-Day 'Reflection Period' and Biased Counseling

(PRESS RELEASE) Nearly 40 international and European human rights organizations have joined together to urge Romanian officials to reject a proposed law that would create significant barriers for women seeking an abortion—including forcing women to endure biased counseling at “pregnancy crisis…

Gauer and Others v. France

In August 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners filed an amicus brief to the European Court of Human Rights in support of Joëlle Gauer and Others —five women with mental disabilities in France who were forcibly sterilized—arguing that forced sterilization constitutes

The Center

City of Baltimore and CRR Plan to Appeal Crisis Pregnancy Center Court Decision

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the City of Baltimore will be immediately appealing a court decision issued today involving a legal challenge to a new city ordinance that demands truth in advertising from crisis pregnancy centers in Baltimore. …

The American Prospect: Q & A with Nancy Northup: Fighting for Women in the States

"The 2010 midterms brought into office 29 anti-choice governors, raising the number of states with both anti-choice majority legislatures and governors to 15.

Our Work in Focus

Biased counseling laws, on the books in many states, require woman seeking an abortion to receive information dictated by the state prior to undergoing the procedure…