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Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Trump Administration’s Contraceptive Coverage Rules

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a complaint today in federal court in the District Court of the District of Columbia challenging interim final rules released last week by the Trump administration that threaten to curtail access to birth…

State District Court Permanently Blocks Oklahoma Restrictions on Medication Abortion Due to Legal Challenge from Center for Reproductive Rights

A state district court today permanently blocked  a 2014 Oklahoma measure that restricts a woman’s access to medication abortion—a non-surgical method of ending an pregnancy…

Center for Reproductive Rights to Fight Back in Court After Trump Administration Guts Women’s Access to Birth Control

(PRESS RELEASE) The Trump administration today issued interim final rules which could restrict access to birth control for hundreds of thousands of women…

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Unconstitutional Nationwide Ban on Abortion at 20 Weeks

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 36, an unconstitutional nationwide ban on abortion at 20 weeks, prohibiting safe and legal abortion without regard for the health of the woman…

Center for Reproductive Rights President & CEO Nancy Northup: Statement on HHS Secretary Price’s Resignation

Today, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price – who packed the agency with anti-abortion extremists to chip away at women’s healthcare rights and access from within – resigned from his post amidst a controversy involving the improper use of taxpayer dollars…

Center for Reproductive Rights Warns Graham-Cassidy Imperils Women’s Health Care

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today the Senate Finance Committee held the first and only public hearing on the Graham-Cassidy proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which would deal a particularly devastating blow to women’s health care…

European Union and United Nations Launch Spotlight Initiative to End Violence Against Women

(PRESS RELEASE) This week the European Union and the United Nations kicked off a new, global, multi-year initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls – The Spotlight Initiative…

Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill Threatens To Decimate Women’s Health Care

(PRESS RELEASE) The Graham-Cassidy health care bill, like previous iterations of efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), would have devastating impacts on women’s health…

Center For Reproductive Rights President & CEO Nancy Northup: Statement on Decision to Rescind DACA

Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO, Center for Reproductive Rights:…

Federal District Court Temporarily Blocks Texas Measure Banning One of the Safest, Most Common Methods of Second Trimester Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court judge today issued a temporary restraining order blocking a 2017 Texas measure banning the safest and most common…