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Mississippi Legislature Passes Extreme Abortion Ban

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Mississippi legislature passed a bill (SB 2116) that would effectively ban abortion outright. The law makes it a crime for doctors to provide an abortion once a heartbeat has been detected—around six weeks of pregnancy…

Center for Reproductive Rights Applauds Introduction of EACH Woman Act

(STATEMENT)--The Center for Reproductive Rights applauds the introduction of the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representative Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and in the U.S. Senate, led by Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.)…

Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $380,000 for the Center for Reproductive Rights

(PRESS RELEASE) —The Center for Reproductive Rights raised $380,000 yesterday evening at their inaugural Los Angeles benefit, co-hosted by Elizabeth Banks and board member Heidi Lindelof at the London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills…

Maine Title X Recipients Take Trump Administration to Court

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today, just days after the Trump Administration published its Domestic Gag Rule, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a case on behalf of Maine Family Planning (MFP)--the largest reproductive health care organization in the state and its sole Title X family planning…

Trump Administration Finalizes Title X Domestic Gag Rule

Today, the Trump Administration released a final rule that would make sweeping changes to the Title X family planning program, a historically bipartisan program first enacted in 1970 that provides reproductive health care services to over four million…

Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Anti-Abortion Law in Alaska

Today, the Alaska Supreme Court struck down a state law and Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) regulation that would have severely limited Medicaid coverage of abortions for low-income women. The decision in State of Alaska v.