Press Releases

Center For Reproductive Rights Condemns Passage Of Nicaragua’s Abortion Ban

Today, Nicaragua's congress passed a complete ban on abortion. The ban offers no exceptions for women's health, for victims of rape or incest-or even for women whose lives are at risk…

Reproductive Rights Groups Ask Appeals Court to Uphold Ruling Striking Down Michigan’s Third Attempt at a Dangerous and Extreme Ban on Abortion

The American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Reproductive Rights, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America today asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to uphold a lower court ruling striking down Michigan's third attempt at a dangerous and extreme ban on abortion…

Judge Permits Center For Reproductive Rights To Subpoena White House Documents In Lawsuit Against The FDA Over "Morning After Pill"

U.S. Magistrate Judge Viktor Pohorelsky ruled that the Center for Reproductive Rights can subpoena White House documents as part of its lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration for its failure to make Plan B available without a prescription for women of all ages…

South Dakota Votes Strongly Reject Dangerous Abortion Ban

Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, released the following statement in response to the results of November 8th's vote in South Dakota:…

The Supreme Test: Center for Reproductive Rights' Abortion Case to be Heard in Supreme Court's Fall Term

NEW YORK - On Monday, October 2, the first full term of the newly constituted Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts and including the newest justice, Samuel Alito, will convene…

Center for Reproductive Rights Condemns Passage of Teen Abortion Bill

New York - The Center for Reproductive Rights today condemned passage of the bill called "Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act" by the U.S. House of Representatives…

Lawsuit By Center for Reproductive Rights Exposes High-Level FDA Cover-Up

New York, NY- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration agreed to make Plan B available without a prescription, but only for women 18 and older and only behind the pharmacy counter…