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Vile Personal Attacks on Sandra Fluke Expose Hostility Toward All Women

(PRESS RELEASE) A rash of hostility and anti-woman rhetoric has emerged after Georgetown University law student, Sandra Fluke, testified before Congress in support of the Obama Administration’s commitment to preserve the copay-free birth control benefit for all women under the Affordable Care…

Senate Rejects Threat to Health Care Coverage for All Employees

(PRESS RELEASE) Protecting basic health care coverage for millions of employees across the country, today members of the U.S…

Honduras Supreme Court Upholds Absolute Ban on Emergency Contraception, Opens Door to Criminalize Women and Medical Professionals

(PRESS RELEASE) The Honduras Supreme Court has upheld the country’s absolute ban on emergency contraception…

Center for Reproductive Rights Reopens Lawsuit Against FDA Restrictions on Emergency Contraception

(PRESS RELEASE) Seeking immediate relief that would allow emergency contraception over-the-counter access for women of all ages, today the Center for Reproductive Rights asked a federal court…

Toward Freedom: Eastern Europe’s Conservative Crackdown on Reproductive Freedom

"Across Eastern and Central Europe, as unemployment surges and the European Union dithers, nationalist conservative and far right parties are on the march…

Center’s Shadow Letter to the Human Rights Committee on The Republic of Moldova

In October 2011 the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Moldovan Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) submitted a letter to the Country Report Task Forces of the Human Rights Committee…

CBS News: Debunking the hysteria over birth control

When the Institute of Medicine's independent panel of health experts recommended last week that insurers offer preventive services to women without co-payments, the reaction was swift…

CRR Speaks Before Panel on Contraception as Preventive Care Under Health Reform Law

(PRESS RELEASE) This week, the Center for Reproductive Rights delivered a statement urging an expert panel to include birth control, among the preventive services that it recommends be included to patients at no cost under the new health reform law…

Remarks to the Institute of Medicine Committee on Preventive Services for Women

"My name is Aram Schvey, and I serve as Policy Counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights

Tummino v. Margaret Hamburg: Memo of Law in Support of Plaintiffs Motion for Civil Contempt

Plaintiffs respectfully submit this memorandum of law in support of their motion for civil contempt against Defendant (hereinafter "the FDA") based on the FDA‟s failure to make any meaningful efforts to comply with the portion of this Court‟s March 23, 2009 Order directing it to reconsider its…