Engaging Policymakers

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“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. …

Kansas Supreme Court Says State Constitution Protects Abortion

Today, the Kansas Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling, affirming that the state’s constitution protects Kansas women’s right to safe and legal abortion.  …

Stop the Trump Administration from Erasing Women

The Trump administration has made no secret of its commitment to erasing women from the global human rights conversation—going so far as to literally remove important reproductive rights…

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…

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…

Supreme Court Steps in to Protect Abortion Access in Louisiana

Tonight, the United States Supreme Court stood by its decades-long affirmation of abortion rights, blocking a Louisiana law that could have shuttered the state’s few remaining clinics…