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House Subcommittee to Hear Testimony on Latest Attack on Reproductive Health Care Coverage

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice of the House Judiciary Committee will hear testimony on HR 7, the so-called “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” the true purpose of which is to deny insurance coverage of abortion care to millions of women in…

A Human Rights Crisis

Ida was getting “desperate.” The mother of two had received a year’s supply of contraception from a family planning clinic in Texas’s Lower Rio Grande Valley before it was shuttered by reckless state budget cuts. She had only about a week’s worth left…

Fox Latino: The Choice Between Birth Control or Food on the Table: Could You Decide?

The rural community in the Texas Rio Grande Valley where Daniela lives has few options for health care. So when the mobile clinic that once visited her community stopped coming, services stopped with it…

Jansing & Co.: Albuquerque votes on late-term abortion ban

The Center For Reproductive Rights’ Nancy Northup discusses the implications of Albuquerque’s vote on late-term abortions…

New Investigation Details Devastating Impact of Texas Family Planning Cuts on Latinas in the Rio Grande Valley

(PRESS RELEASE) **Ver abajo para versión en español** Even before laws aimed at closing many Texas reproductive health care practices went into effect, deep budget cuts to family planning programs were already devastating women’s health care…

Nuestra Voz, Nuestra Salud, Nuestro Texas: The Fight for Women's Reproductive Health in the Rio Grande Valley

In late 2012 and early 2013, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health documented the impact of state funding cuts to family planning services on women in the Rio Grande Valley…

Senate Committee Passes Appropriations Bills Promoting Equal Health Coverage for D.C., Peace Corps

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Senate Committee on Appropriations approved funding bills for FY14 eliminating restrictions on the District of Columbia's ability to use its own locally-raised funds to cover abortion for low-income women and ensuring Peace Corps volunteers are entitled to the same…

Federal Judge in ND Blocks the Nation's Earliest and Most Extreme Abortion Ban

(PRESS RELEASE) A federal judge ruled today that North Dakota's law banning abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy—before many women even know they are pregnant—cannot take effect while the legal challenge brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights, on behalf of the state's only…

TX Gov Signs Package of Harmful, Unconstitutional Measures to Make Abortion Practically Non-Existent

(PRESS RELEASE) Governor Rick Perry signed into law today a package of anti-choice measures aimed at restricting women's access to abortion services and regulating women's reproductive health care providers out of existence. …

Center for Reproductive Rights Calls on House Appropriations Committee to Lift Ban on D.C. Using Local Funds to Provide Abortion Coverage for Low-Income Women

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights called on members of the House Appropriations Committee today to reject any riders to the FY14 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill prohibiting the District of Columbia from spending its own funds to provide…