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Nurse Acquitted in a Pregnancy Complications Case

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Court of Appeal of Kenya acquitted Jackson Tali, a registered nurse who was arrested and sentenced to death on murder charges.

Tell the Trump Administration: Don't restrict access to birth control

Access to birth control should never depend on your income, job, university, or employer's opinions.

That’s why we submitted a complaint in federal court taking on the Trump administration’s new rules limiting access to birth control…

Call on Costa Rica Now

Your voice counts – sign the petition now to urge the Costa Rican government to permit women to receive the medical care they need.

Center for Reproductive Rights to Fight Back in Court After Trump Administration Guts Women’s Access to Birth Control

(PRESS RELEASE) The Trump administration today issued interim final rules which could restrict access to birth control for hundreds of thousands of women…

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Unconstitutional Nationwide Ban on Abortion at 20 Weeks

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 36, an unconstitutional nationwide ban on abortion at 20 weeks, prohibiting safe and legal abortion without regard for the health of the woman…

Center for Reproductive Rights President & CEO Nancy Northup: Statement on HHS Secretary Price’s Resignation

Today, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price – who packed the agency with anti-abortion extremists to chip away at women’s healthcare rights and access from within – resigned from his post amidst a controversy involving the improper use of taxpayer dollars…

Center for Reproductive Rights Warns Graham-Cassidy Imperils Women’s Health Care

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today the Senate Finance Committee held the first and only public hearing on the Graham-Cassidy proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which would deal a particularly devastating blow to women’s health care…

Our Work in Focus

There was a time not long ago when those of us dedicated to protecting reproductive freedom viewed the surge in attacks of 2011 as an aberration, an extreme political reaction…
Put 2012 against any year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, in 1973, and you would be hard pressed to find a period that offered as many highs and lows as the past 12 months. Let's start with the highlights…
The new federal requirement that private health insurance cover the cost of birth control has generated much heated controversy these last few weeks: Congressional hearings, proposed legislation to unwind it, multiple legal actions…
Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose hundreds of measures intended to erode women’s rights to abortion and reproductive health care…