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Yet Another Anti-Abortion Scare Tactic: False Claims of Breast Cancer Risk

Some anti-abortion activists rely upon phony medical claims as a way to deter women from choosing abortion. Motivated by their desire to overturn the United State Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v.


The Weekly Standard, Letter to the Editor, February 16, 2004
Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights

To the Editor:

"Partial-Birth" Abortion Ban Legislation: By State

On June 28, 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Nebraska ban on so-called “partial-birth abortion,” finding it an unconstitutional violation of Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that guaranteed women's right to choose abortion. The Supreme Court's decision in Stenberg v.

Florida Court Refuses to Appoint Guardian for a Fetus

Daytona Beach, FL The American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Florida NOW applauded today’s decision by a Florida court of appeal blocking an attempt that would have opened up the floodgates of government intrusion into the private lives of women in Florida…

Title X Family Planning

America Must Continue Its Commitment to Reproductive Health

Our Work in Focus

(Revised 05.08.18) The Center originally published this toolkit in 2016. Since then, our collaborators have taken the movement for Black maternal health, rights, and justice to new levels…
Across the United States, Black women die or suffer serious illness during and after childbirth in dramatically disproportionate numbers—three to four times higher—than do their white counterparts…