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Inter-American Commission On Human Rights Opens Case Involving Salvadoran Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned

(PRESS RELEASE) The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)—a principal human rights body for the Americas—announced it will hear the case of Manuela, a Salvadoran woman wrongfully imprisoned after having an obstetric emergency who later died from untreated Hodgkins lymphoma in…

Justice Served

When Guadalupe took her first job as a domestic worker she had high hopes for her future. She was thrilled to be earning her own money, and often dreamed of the day she would become a mother.

Never did she imagine that in an instant her whole world would change so drastically…

Federal Court Permanently Blocks Clinic Shutdown Laws in Tennessee

A federal district court permanently blocked two of Tennessee’s Texas-style clinic shutdown laws today after the state dropped their defense of the measures,…

President Trump Signs Measure Reversing Obama Era Rule Protecting Women’s Access to Basic Health Care

(PRESS RELEASE)  President Trump today signed a measure which rescinds an Obama-era rule protecting health care for patients who rely on federal…

Center For Reproductive Rights Statement On Confirmation Of Judge Neil Gorsuch To The Supreme Court

Following an unprecedented vote to change Senate rules yesterday, the Senate voted today to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Center For Reproductive Rights Statement On Senate Invoking Nuclear Option For Gorsuch Confirmation Vote

Today, the U.S. Senate took the unprecedented step to change the rules on the nomination of President Donald Trump’s nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court…

Trump Administration Guts Funding to United Nations Population Fund

(PRESS RELEASE) This week the U.S.

U.S. Senate Votes to Reverse Obama Administration Rule Protecting Women’s Access to Basic Health Care

(PRESS RELEASE)  By a vote of 51-50—with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie--the U.S.

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…