Press Releases

Trial Concludes in Challenge to Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) A trial concluded today in Texas federal district court in a lawsuit brought by lead plaintiff Whole Woman’s Health and other Texas abortion providers, represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Lawyering Project, and Morrison & Foerster LLP…

Lawsuit Filed Against HHS for Refusing to Release Documents Regarding New Office for Civil Rights Division

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) today filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for refusing…

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to U.S. Supreme Court

(PRESS RELEASE) Said Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:…

Nancy Northup Statement on Justice Kennedy Retirement

Said Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:

Supreme Court Decision Awards Free Pass to Deceptive Crisis Pregnancy Centers

The Supreme Court today struck down a California law that protects women from so-called Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) by requiring them to disclose the facts about the services they provide. In a 5-4 decision in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v.

Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) — Today, a group of health care providers in Virginia announced a legal challenge to protect and expand access to safe, legal abortion…

New York State Senate Passes Legislation to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes

(PRESS RELEASE) Yesterday, the New York State Senate passed a bill (S. 8907) supporting a statewide maternal mortality review board to reduce New York’s maternal mortality and morbidity rates and promote better, more equitable maternal health outcomes.  …

Center for Reproductive Rights' Statement Following U.S. Withdrawal From United Nations Human Rights Council

Center for Reproductive Rights' statement following U.S. withdrawal from United Nations Human Rights Council…

UK Supreme Court Recognizes that Northern Ireland’s Abortion Ban Contravenes Human Rights Law and Requires Radical Reconsideration

(GENEVA) The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes today’s recognition by the UK Supreme Court that Northern Ireland’s highly restrictive abortion law contravenes the European Convention on Human Rights. …