Press Releases

Salvadoran Court Releases Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Stillbirth

(PRESS RELEASE) Following almost 15 years of wrongful imprisonment after suffering a stillbirth, the Salvadoran President, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, through the Ministry of Justice commuted the sentence of Maira Veronica Figueroa Marroquin and released her today…

Mississippi Lawmakers Attack Reproductive Rights with Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban

(PRESS RELEASE) Today Mississippi lawmakers sent a bill prohibiting abortion at or beyond 15 weeks to Governor Bryant, who is expected to sign it into law. HB 1510 is scheduled to go into effect immediately, and would be the nation’s earliest gestational ban in effect…

Center for Reproductive Rights and National Women’s Law Center Submit Amicus Brief in Support of California’s FACT Act

(MEDIA ADVISORY) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) filed an amicus brief

Trump Administration to Strip Mention of Reproductive Health and Rights in State Department Human Rights Report

In the latest move of a long string of attacks by the Trump administration on women’s health and rights, the State Department has been directed to censor mentions of women’s reproductive rights and discrimination in its annual report on human rights, according to

Center for Reproductive Rights: Trump Administration Budget Endangers Reproductive Health

The Center for Reproductive Rights denounced President Donald Trump’s proposed FY 2019 budget released today as a dangerous, ideological proposal that would threaten essential programs for women and families and target vulnerable populations…

Following Series of Victories Blocking Trump Administration's Discriminatory Contraception Coverage Rules, Center for Reproductive Rights Withdraws Challenge

(Media Advisory) – Following a series of victories blocking the Trump administration’s interim final rules that threaten to curtail access to birth control coverage for thousands of women, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Medical Students for Choice have…

Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU of Montana File Lawsuit Challenging Law That Prohibits Qualified Clinicians from Providing Abortions

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana filed a lawsuit today in State District Court in Lewis and Clark…

Senate Rejects Unconstitutional Nationwide Abortion Ban at 20 Weeks

(PRESS RELEASE) — Today, the Senate rejected an unconstitutional federal ban on abortions at 20 weeks…

Federal District Court Continues to Block Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court today blocked a Texas measure requiring health care providers to bury or cremate embryonic or fetal…