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Press Releases

Trial Concludes in Challenge to Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) A trial concluded today in Texas federal district court in a lawsuit brought by lead plaintiff Whole Woman’s Health and other Texas abortion providers, represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Lawyering Project, and Morrison & Foerster LLP…

Lawsuit Filed Against HHS for Refusing to Release Documents Regarding New Office for Civil Rights Division

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) today filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for refusing…

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to U.S. Supreme Court

(PRESS RELEASE) Said Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:…

Nancy Northup Statement on Justice Kennedy Retirement

Said Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:

Supreme Court Decision Awards Free Pass to Deceptive Crisis Pregnancy Centers

The Supreme Court today struck down a California law that protects women from so-called Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) by requiring them to disclose the facts about the services they provide. In a 5-4 decision in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v.

In the Spotlight

Trump Policies Put Women’s Futures at Risk

On the evening of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, appeared on MSNBC’s For The Record with Greta to discuss the implications of the new administration’s policies on women’s health and rights. …

Trump’s Health Secretary Pick Threatens Women's Care

Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, spoke with Rachel Maddow about concerns that Rep…

Trump and the Supreme Court: What Happens Now?

The consequences of Donald Trump’s election as president may be enormous for the makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court. Trump has pledged to appoint conservative, anti-choice justices, beginning with the spot on the Court left open by the death of Antonin Scalia…

Women’s Strike Defeats Abortion Ban in Poland

On October 3, seven million women in Poland went on strike, outraged by a proposal that would completely ban abortion—and punish women who end a pregnancy with up to five years in prison.

Nancy Northup on PBS NewsHour

Watch Nancy Northup's appearance on the 6/27/16 episode of PBS NewsHour…