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Nancy Northup is a CLS alum, Center for Gender & Sexuality advisory board member, and the President of the Center for Reproductive Rights. She shares the exciting news that the Center for Reproductive Rights won a landmark reproductive rights case in Poland below: (CENTER PRESS RELEASE) Today, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that […]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights filed a contempt motion today against the FDA for ignoring a March 2009 court order to end age restrictions on emergency contraception.  The motion is here.  CRR sued the FDA in 2005 (complaint here) for failing to grant over-the-counter status to EC against the advice of its scientific experts and […]

Yesterday at the Women Deliver global conference, Melinda Gates announced that the Gates Foundation will invest $1.5 billion over the next five years in programs promoting maternal and child health, family planning, and nutrition in developing countries.  Fantastic.  Yet, one of Women Deliver’s key goals – safe and legal abortions as one of the tools […]

All eyes were on the Senate hearings this week on repeal of the so-called “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, meaning that before long members of the U.S. military will be permitted to do two things without negative consequences for the first time in U.S. history: i) say out loud “I am gay or lesbian,” and […]

There is so much to say about what is wrong with the anti-abortion policy that got smuggled into the House’s “health care reform” bill last weekend. Yet The New York Times’ Op-Ed page today contained a singularly disappointing piece titled Trading Women’s Rights for Political Power by Kate Michelman (the former president of Naral Pro-Choice […]

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