Engaging Policymakers

Center for Reproductive Rights Joins Historic Women’s March

(PRESS RELEASE)The Center for Reproductive Rights will join over 150 organizations on January 21, 2017 at the historic Women’s March in Washington, D.C. …

2016 State of the States: A Pivotal Time for Reproductive Rights

Politicians in statehouses across the country continued to attack women’s access to vital health care services in 2016, introducing more than 500 bills and enacting more than 60 new laws restricting access to reproductive health care this legislative session. 2016 State of the

Irish Government to Provide Monetary Reparations Following Landmark United Nations Abortion Case

(PRESS RELEASE) The Irish government intends to give compensation to Amanda Mellet following a landmark decision from the United Nations Human Rights Committee recognizing that…

Texas Finalizes Latest Unconstitutional Effort to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

(MEDIA ADVISORY) -- Today the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) finalized unconstitutional new regulations…

Texas Register Filing

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Uganda Rejects Calls to Amend Its Abortion Law During U.N. Human Rights Council Review

(PRESS RELEASE) The government of Uganda rejected recommendations last week to revise its abortion legislation…

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Election of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights called on president-elect Trump to reject the extreme and divisive positions taken during his campaign and reassure American women that their fundamental constitutional and human rights will be respected and protected during his…

Center for Reproductive Rights Calls Out Texas for Ignoring Widespread Concern Over Latest Unconstitutional Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

(MEDIA ADVISORY) The Center for Reproductive Rights today denounced the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for ignoring thousands of public…

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…