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Center for Reproductive Rights Calls on House Appropriations Committee to Lift Ban on D.C. Using Local Funds to Provide Abortion Coverage for Low-Income Women

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights called on members of the House Appropriations Committee today to reject any riders to the FY14 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill prohibiting the District of Columbia from spending its own funds to provide…

Dáil Approves Ireland Abortion Legislation Only For Women Whose Lives Are At Risk

(PRESS RELEASE) After a contentious debate, the Dáil (House of Representatives) passed the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 in a 127 to 31 vote…

North Carolina Senate Deceptively Advances Package of Extreme Abortion Bills with No Public Notice or Debate

(PRESS RELEASE) Following an eleventh-hour amendment tacked on to a bill banning Sharia law in North Carolina last night, today the state Senate passed a package of extreme restrictions on abortion services without any public notice or debate.
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Two Dangerous and Misleading Provisions of New Kansas Anti-Abortion Law Blocked by State Court

(PRESS RELEASE) A Kansas district court judge has issued a temporary injunction blocking two of the most egregious provisions of a new Kansas law encompassing nearly 50 pages of unconstitutional and discriminatory restrictions on the provision of abortion care and the rights of women and their…

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Supreme Court Marriage Equality Rulings

(PRESS RELEASE) In two historic decisions, the U.S…

Center for Reproductive Rights Files Lawsuit in North Dakota to Block Nation's Earliest and Most extreme Abortion Ban

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in federal court today against two unconstitutional North Dakota laws, one banning abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy—before some women even know they are pregnant—and another outlawing abortions for reasons of sex…

New Lawsuit Filed to Block Nearly 50-Page Kansas Law Restricting Reproductive Health Care, Discriminating Against Women and Doctors

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit today to block a new Kansas law encompassing 47 pages of unconstitutional restrictions on women's access to abortion, all designed to discriminate against reproductive health care providers and their patients. …

Irish Government Agrees on Abortion Legislation For Women Whose Lives Are at Risk

(PRESS RELEASE) The Irish government published yesterday the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013, new abortion legislation designed, if adopted, to provide doctors and individuals with legal clarity about the circumstances under which a woman whose life is at risk may legally end a…

Texas Legislature Must Reject Dangerous Package of Bills to Restrict Women's Reproductive Health Care

(PRESS RELEASE) The Texas Legislature’s special session—originally scheduled to focus on redistricting and highway funding—is now considering a host of anti-choice measures at the direction of Governor Rick Perry.