Engaging Policymakers

In Washington D.C.

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 …

G.O.P. Hopefuls Wriggle on Abortion

Nancy Northup writes in response to Ann …

The Teen Endangerment Act (H.R. 748; S.8,396,403): Harming Young Women Who Seek Abortions

The Teen Endangerment Act, also called the "Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act" (CIANA) or the "Child Custody Protection Act" (CCPA), will harm young women who face unwanted pregnancies. The Teen Endangerment Act (H.R. 748, S.

Reproductive Health and Righs Groups to Hold Jan. 4th Teleconference as Supreme Court Considers Reviewing Federal Abortion Ban Case

WASHINGTON-The American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Reproductive Rights, National Abortion Federation (NAF), and Planned Parenthood Federation of America will hold a January 4th teleconference for reporters to discuss upcoming action in the legal challenges to the Federal Abortion…

Shame On the FDA: More Deception and Delay

Today, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it would delay making a decision about Plan B, the emergency contraceptive commonly known as the morning-after pill, and seek public opinion about issues related to over-the-counter approval of the product…

Teen Endangerment Act: Putting Politics Before Teens’ Well-Being

The Center for Reproductive Rights strongly opposes the abortion bill H.R. 748, passed by the House of Representatives today, and calls on the Senate to reject this harmful legislation…