Press Releases

El Salvador Releases Three Women Who Were Wrongfully Imprisoned for Obstetric Emergencies

San Salvador (PRESS RELEASE)—The Center for Reproductive Rights celebrates the government of El Salvador's decision to commute the prison sentences of three women who were wrongfully imprisoned after suffering obstetric emergencies…

Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $380,000 for the Center for Reproductive Rights

(PRESS RELEASE) —The Center for Reproductive Rights raised $380,000 yesterday evening at their inaugural Los Angeles benefit, co-hosted by Elizabeth Banks and board member Heidi Lindelof at the London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills…

Maine Title X Recipients Take Trump Administration to Court

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today, just days after the Trump Administration published its Domestic Gag Rule, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a case on behalf of Maine Family Planning (MFP)--the largest reproductive health care organization in the state and its sole Title X family planning…

Pakistan Court Orders Implementation of Measures to Address Obstetric Fistula

The Center for Reproductive rights welcomes a ruling by the Sindh High Court in Pakistan directing the government to implement measures to provide access to obstetric fistula care in the province of Sindh, including the creation of fistula repair centers and the recruitment of qualified…

Trump Administration Finalizes Title X Domestic Gag Rule

Today, the Trump Administration released a final rule that would make sweeping changes to the Title X family planning program, a historically bipartisan program first enacted in 1970 that provides reproductive health care services to over four million…

Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Anti-Abortion Law in Alaska

Today, the Alaska Supreme Court struck down a state law and Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) regulation that would have severely limited Medicaid coverage of abortions for low-income women. The decision in State of Alaska v.

Supreme Court Halts Closure of Abortion Clinics in Louisiana

(PRESS RELEASE) – Tonight, the Supreme Court granted an emergency request from the Center for Reproductive Rights, blocking a law that would have shut down some of the last three abortion clinics in Louisiana…

President Trump's Remarks on Abortion Spread Misinformation

The following is a statement by Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs at the Center for Reproductive Rights about President Donald Trump’s State of the Union remarks on abortion:…