United States

Center for Reproductive Rights Fully Supports New Federal Legislation to Protect Abortion Access

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined leaders in Congress and reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates to celebrate the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2019—federal legislation that would protect abortion access from state-level bans…

Members of House and Senate Make Bold Move to Protect Abortion Access

This morning on Capitol Hill, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined champions in the House and the Senate and reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates to celebrate the introduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2019—federal legislation to protect abortion access from…

Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on HB 126 passed by the Missouri legislature today:

“Without shame and on the heels of Alabama’s new criminal abortion ban, the Missouri legislature has passed an unconstitutional, complete ban on abortion…

“We’re Not Going Back”

Last night, Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on the Rachel Maddow show and talked about newly passed, extreme anti-abortion laws in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Missouri. …

Statement: Alabama’s Unconstitutional Ban on Abortion

Statement by Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on Governor Kay Ivey signing House Bill 314 into law: …

Georgia Governor Signs Almost Total Ban on Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill (HB 481) 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…

Federal Court Issues Landmark Abortion Rights Victory in Virginia

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, in a landmark ruling, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia became the first federal court to strike down a law prohibiting advanced practice clinicians from providing first-trimester abortion care…

HHS Rule Will Encourage Discrimination Against Medical Patients

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a Denial of Care Rule that will empower healthcare workers to turn a patient away for any moral or religious reasons…

Oklahoma Court Strikes Down Restrictions on Medication Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma Supreme Court permanently blocked a 2014 Oklahoma measure (H.B…