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Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing To Restrict Women’s Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE)—Rather than fulfilling their constitutional duty to help fill the 25 current judicial vacancies in the federal court system currently in their charge, the Senate Judiciary Committee today instead held a hearing focusing on further restricting women’s constitutional right to…

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Savannah remembers feeling “extremely uneasy” on the first day of her first year in college—and it wasn’t as simple as freshman jitters…

31 Senators Call for Expanded Family Planning Services Worldwide in Response to the Zika Outbreak

(PRESS RELEASE) Today U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie K…

Obama Budget Advances Reproductive Health at Home & Abroad, But Leaves Too Many Low-Income Women Behind

(PRESS RELEASE) President Barack Obama’s proposed FY2017 budget released yesterday includes steps toward expanding and promoting reproductive health care coverage in the U.S…

President Obama Vetoes Congressional Measure Defunding Planned Parenthood

(PRESS RELEASE) President Barack Obama today vetoed a measure that attempted to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal key pieces of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)…

U.S Senate Narrowly Passes Latest Attempt to Defund Planned Parenthood

(PRESS RELEASE) Ignoring calls from elected officials and other key leaders, the U.S…

Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks State Law Aimed at Criminalizing Women’s Health Care Providers

(PRESS RELEASE) The Oklahoma Supreme Court today blocked an omnibus measure that would have targeted women’s health care providers with onerous criminal penalties…

Government of Ecuador Absent at Inter-American Commission Hearing on Sexual Violence in Schools

(PRESS RELEASE) The Ecuadorian government remains silent on endemic sexual violence in schools, failing to attend a hearing this week in Washington D.C…