Center in the News

On MSNBC: “A Whole New Kind of Extreme”

The Center’s president and CEO, Nancy Northup, appeared on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry to talk about how the constitutional protections afforded all women through Roe v. Wade are being violated in Arkansas, North Dakota, and elsewhere. …

Guardian: Philippines needs resolute political support on reproductive health

Women in the Philippines have lacked autonomy over their bodies for decades…

On Maddow: Center to Fight in Arkansas

The Center’s president and CEO, Nancy Northup, appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show to talk about Arkansas’ attempt to take a sledge hammer to the constitutional protections for abortion that Roe v. Wade established in 1973. …

Nancy Northup on NBC’s Nightly News

The Center’s president and CEO, Nancy Northup, appeared on NBC’s Nightly News to talk about Arkansas’ blatantly unconstitutional law that bans abortion within the first trimester of pregnancy…

The Day that Will Live in Infamy

August 1, 2012: A date that will live in infamy. Or so some religious conservatives contend. Matt Smith, president of the Catholic Advocate, solemnly declared that "August first will be remembered as the day our most cherished liberty was thrown in a government dumpster and hauled away." L…

RH Reality Check: Something to Celebrate: Philadelphia Board of Health Calls for Public Funding, Insurance Coverage for Reproductive Health Care

Less than two months into 2013, state legislators around the U.S. are aggressively pursuing an anti-choice agenda that would severely undermine—and in some cases outright ban—reproductive health care services for women. …

Nancy Northup on MSNBC’s The Ed Show

The Center’s president and CEO, Nancy Northup, appeared on The Ed Show last night—along with Draw the Line supporter Martha Plimpton and NOW president Terry O’Neill—and talked about the growing threat to affordable reproductive health care and women’s…

Christian Science Monitor: Campaign against female genital mutilation gaining ground support, results

"In many parts of the Kween District of eastern Uganda, women are divided into two distinct categories 'There are the uncircumcised and the circumcised.'

That division is not merely physical, but has social and economic consequences as well.

War on Women Rages in Statehouses

The Center’s president and CEO, Nancy Northup, appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show last night to talk about the latest onslaught of anti-abortion measures brewing in statehouses across the nation. …

Huffington Post: The Fight for Women's Reproductive Rights Can't Just Be About Winning or Losing the Abortion War

With the 40th anniversary this month of the historic Supreme Court decision Roe v…