Contraception

Emergency Contraception

In The Spotlight

21 Members Of Congress Call On El Salvador To Decriminalize Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Today Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Norma J…

Salvadoran Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Miscarriage Granted Asylum

(PRESS RELEASE) This week the Swedish Migration Agency granted asylum to Maria Teresa, a Salvadoran woman wrongfully imprisoned after a miscarriage who was…

A Duty to Protect

Katia lives in El Salvador, one of several Latin American countries where the government has advised women to avoid pregnancy due to the spread of Zika virus…

Fundamentally Wrong-headed

Center for Reproductive Rights President and CEO Nancy Northup did a round of press interviews following the shocking U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby…

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Calls for Expanded Access to Safe, Legal Reproductive Health Care

(PRESS RELEASE) San Francisco Supervisor David Campos endorsed a municipal resolution today declaring February “Women, Girls, and Transgender Women’s Health Month,” calling for increased access to safe and legal reproductive health care, including abortion, contraception, and other…

Oklahoma EC Law Thrown Out of Court

An Oklahoma state court judge threw out a recently passed law that tried to reinstate unnecessary governmental barriers to emergency contraception…

Oklahoma Judge: Restrictions on Emergency Contraception Violate State Constitution

(PRESS RELEASE) Late yesterday, an Oklahoma district court judge permanently struck down an unconstitutional state law restricting women’s access to emergency contraception…

The State of the States 2013

Over the past year, we have had to double the size of our team of attorneys and experts who track state legislation and policy. And the reason why couldn’t be more apparent: the assault on reproductive rights continues at an unprecedented level. …

Our Work in Focus

The right to obtain and use contraceptives is part of the fundamental right to privacy guaranteed by the United States Constitution…