Engaging Policymakers

Center for Reproductive Rights Urges Members of Congress to Reject S.160

Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to consider a federal ban on abortion after 20 weeks, legislation which would violate reproductive rights and run afoul of the United States Constitution…

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…

Peru Apologizes to K.L.

K.L. was 17 years old and 14 weeks pregnant when she found out that the fetus she was carrying was anencephalic and would not survive outside of the womb. Despite the fact that abortion is legal in Peru when a pregnant woman’s health is at risk, K.L…

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…