Press Releases

Statement from Center for Reproductive Rights Applauding Federal Court Decision Protecting DACA

Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of Center for Reproductive Rights, applauding federal court decision protecting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Florida Court Permanently Blocks Measure Forcing Women to Delay Health Care, Make Additional Trips When Seeking Safe, Legal Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) A Florida state circuit court today permanently blocked a 2015 measure which forces a woman to wait at least 24 hours and make at least one…

Deeply Flawed Tax Bill Ripping Health Care Away from Millions Heads to President’s Desk

(PRESS RELEASE) — This afternoon, Congress passed a tax bill that threatens the health and economic wellbeing of women and families across the nation…

Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Unconstitutional Abortion Ban

(MEDIA ADVISORY) Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has vetoed an unconstitutional abortion restriction passed this month by the state House…

Center for Reproductive Rights Mourns the Loss of Founder and President Emerita Janet Benshoof

NEW YORK, NY – Janet Benshoof, founder and president emerita of the Center for Reproductive Rights, died December 18th. …

Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned After Obstetric Emergency Is Denied Freedom

(PRESS RELEASE) The San Salvador Second Tribunal of Sentence (Tribunal Segundo de Sentencia de San

Irish Parliamentary Committee Recommends Abortion Law Reform

(PRESS RELEASE) Today the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution—a select committee of the

Salvadoran Court Hearing in Case of Teodora, Woman Wrongfully Imprisoned Postponed

(PRESS RELEASE) Teodora del Carmen Vásquez was scheduled for a sentence revision hearing today after being wrongfully convicted of having an abortion and sentenced to 30 years in prison in 2007…

Over a Half-Million Public Comments from Across the Country Submitted Opposing Trump Administration Rules Threatening Access to Contraception

(Press Release) In a massive public comment submission effort, the Center for Reproductive Rights, along with more than a dozen leading reproductive and civil rights organizations, members of Congress, and allies delivered over a half-million public comments on behalf of…