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Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) A Virginia federal court today rejected the Commonwealth’s efforts to shut down litigation brought by a group of…

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Third Sexual Assault Report Against Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:…

The Center for Reproductive Rights Sues the Department of State over Deletion of Reproductive Rights from the Annual Human Rights Reports

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of State (DOS) for refusing to release records related to the deletion of the reproductive rights subsection from DOS’s 2017 Country Reports on…

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Sexual Assault Reports Against Judge Brett Kavanaugh

(PRESS RELEASE) Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:…

Hearing Recap: Judge Kavanaugh’s Testimony Confirms Hostile Record and Philosophy on Reproductive Rights

During his confirmation hearing, Judge Brett Kavanaugh faced extensive questioning about his views on reproductive rights…

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Testimony Confirms his Hostile Record and Philosophy Towards Reproductive Rights

(PRESS RELEASE) Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on the confirmation hearing of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court:…

Day 3: Leaked Email Reveals Judge Kavanaugh’s Views on Roe and “Precedent”

Today was the last chance for the Senate and the American public to hear Judge Brett Kavanaugh's views on the constitutional right to abortion—yet he continued to refuse to answer questions about how he views the merits of landmark Supreme Court decisions on abortion…

Day 2: Judge Brett Kavanaugh Skirts Questions on Abortion

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on the second day of his confirmation hearing, repeatedly refused to answer questions about whether important cases on reproductive rights were correctly decided by the U.S. Supreme Court…

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…