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Rep. Lowey Introduces Bill to Stem Efforts to Gag Overseas Groups on Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Pushing back against recent efforts by opponents of reproductive rights to reimpose the Global Gag Rule, Rep…

Proposed Global Gag Rule Threatens Women's Health and Lives; Undermines Democratic Values

The House of Representatives-proposed Foreign Relations Authorization Act of 2012 would reinstate a failed Bush-era policy -- the "Global Gag Rule" -- that would silence overseas community groups and health experts, preventing them from discussing access to safe, legal abortion - even when this…

CRR Calls on Senate Leadership and White House to Stand Firm against Attacks on Women’s Health

(PRESS RELEASE) As the government moves closer to a shutdown, the Center for Reproductive Rights called on Senator Harry Reid and President Barack Obama to stand firm against the House leadership’s attacks on women’s health, including budget measures that would strip funding…

Care2: Congress' War on Women, the Global Edition

When Congress turns this week to another round of negotiations over spending for 2011, much of the country will be focused on the sure-to-be contentious debate over the House proposal to strip federal funding from family planning services, including from Planned Parenthood…

Center Named Top Reproductive Rights Non-Profit by Philanthropic Experts

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights is honored to be named one of the top high-impact organizations working on women's reproductive health, rights, and justice by the philanthropic…

Center for Reproductive Law & Policy v. Bush: Background on Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s 2002 Opinion

Federal appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayor has been nominated by President Barack Obama to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter. Judge Sotomayor currently sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit…

Obama Rescinds Global Gag Rule

New York— The Center for Reproductive Rights applauds President Barack Obama's swift executive order repealing the Global Gag Rule soon after taking office…

Expanded Global Gag Rule Limits Women's Rights and Endangers Their Well-being

An expansion of the "global gag rule" or "Mexico City Policy"-a policy that denies United States development funds to organizations that perform or advocate for abortion, even with their own, non-U.S…

Myths and Realities: Debunking USAID’s Analysis of the Global Gag Rule

The global gag rule, or "Mexico City Policy," restricts foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that receive U.S. family planning assistance from advocating for or providing abortion-related services, even with their own, non-U.S.

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Senate’s Vote to Repeal the Global Gag Rule

The Center for Reproductive Rights calls on President Bush to sign the bill repealing the Global Gag Rule…