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Bush Administration Pushes Through Last-Minute HHS Rule

NEW YORK - Just over a month before President George W. Bush's departure from office, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today issued a new regulation that will drastically hinder women's ability to get reproductive health services —including basic care such as contraception, counseling and information necessary to make decisions about their own health…

Bush Just Couldn't Leave Quietly


The Huffington Post, December 18, 2008
Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights

Women's Human Rights and the Hope of Hillary


The Huffington Post, December 10, 2008
Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights

Women's Health Organizations Urge Oversight Agency to Hold Bush Administration Accountable

Washington, D.C. - Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) today sent a letter to the U.S…

Let's Get to Work Rebuilding Reproductive Rights

Even with a pro-choice administration in the White House, reproductive rights advocates have their work cut out for them, says Nancy Northup in her new blog…

A Quick Sigh of Relief, Now Let's Get to Work Rebuilding Reproductive Rights


The Huffington Post, November 13, 2008
Nancy Northup, President, Center for Reproductive Rights

Center Calls on President-Elect Obama

We call on President-elect Barack Obama to champion women's reproductive freedom and equality and restore America's leadership on these issues…

Center for Reproductive Rights Calls on President-Elect Obama to Restore U.S. as World Leader in Reproductive Rights

Today the Center for Reproductive Rights called on President-Elect Barack Obama to champion women's reproductive freedom and equality and restore America's leadership on these issues…

Proposed HHS Regulations Create Confusion Around Women’s Access to Reproductive Healthcare Information

NEW YORK - Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed new regulations which would limit women's ability to get complete reproductive healthcare services…

Center for Reproductive Rights Opposes Proposed HHS Regulations That Would Launch a Dangerous Assault on Women's Health

NEW YORK - Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) will hold a press conference today at New York's Bellevue Hospital, speaking out against the Department of Health and Human Services' recently proposed changes that would limit access to …