Press Releases

State of Wisconsin Seeks to Join Center's Lawsuit Against the FDA Over the "Morning-After Pill"

New York, NY-Today, the state of Wisconsin filed legal documents with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York seeking to join the Center for Reproductive Rights' lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration over the emergency contraceptive Plan B…

U.S. Women Face Unprecedented Assault on Reproductive Rights, Center for Reproductive Rights Testifies Before Human Rights Committee

New York, NY—Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights testified before the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC), informing the panel of the U.S…

Reproductive Health and Righs Groups to Hold Jan. 4th Teleconference as Supreme Court Considers Reviewing Federal Abortion Ban Case

WASHINGTON-The American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Reproductive Rights, National Abortion Federation (NAF), and Planned Parenthood Federation of America will hold a January 4th teleconference for reporters to discuss upcoming action in the legal challenges to the Federal Abortion…

Oral Argument in FDA Lawsuit Postponed Until Thursday, 2:00pm

WHAT: Oral argument in Tummino v. von Eschenbach will be heard at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York…

Study Exposes Government Neglect Of Women’s Health In East And Southeast Asia

Manila, Philippines- Governments in East and Southeast Asia must work much harder to serve the reproductive health needs and promote the autonomy of the women in their region, according to a new report released today in Manila, Philippines by the Center for Reproductive

Statement on Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England

On November 30, 2005, the Supreme Court will hear argument in Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, a case involving a New Hampshire law that prevents doctors from performing an abortion for a young woman under 18 until 48 hours after a parent has been notified…

Supreme Court Should Not Review Federal Abortion Ban Case, Center’s Brief Argues

New York, NY-Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a brief in opposition to the federal government's request that the United States Supreme Court review the appellate court's decision in Gonzales v. Carhart. In that ruling, the U.S…