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CRR Files Motion To Protect Abortion Access In Mississippi After Hospitals Refuse Licenses to Providers

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Lawyers are back in federal court challenging Mississippi’s law that requires all abortion providers also have hospital privileges after hospitals refuse to grant those privileges.

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ELECTION 2012: Montana Voters Approve Parental Notification for Teens Seeking Abortions

Montana girls under the age of 16 no longer have the right to privacy when it comes to pregnancy and abortion.

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It’s Time to ‘Draw the Line’ on Attacks Against Reproductive Freedom

Today the Center for Reproductive Rights launched an innovative new campaign called DRAW THE LINE, calling on people across the country to fight back against anti-choice measures, by signing our Bill of Reproductive Rights.

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Virginia Board of Health Succumbs to Threats From Cuccinelli, Passes Medically-Unnecessary Restrictions

Ken Cuccinelli. AP Photo.

Today, in a striking decision, the Virginia Board of Health allowed lies, ideology, and politics to triumph over medical science and the rights of women when it imposed medically-unnecessary restrictions on reproductive health providers.

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Appeals Court To Revisit “Truth in Advertising” CPC Rule In Baltimore

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The city council calls it telling the truth.  The religious backers call it freedom of speech.  Now a federal judge will weigh in.

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Rights Groups File Motion for Emergency Injunction Against Arizona Law Banning Abortion at 20 Weeks

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Rights groups tonight filed a motion for an emergency injunction against HB 2036, the Arizona law that, among other things, bans abortions after 20 weeks.

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Center For Reproductive Rights, ACLU File Suit Against Arizona 20-Week Gestation Ban

Janet Crepps. FirstPost.

The two groups are challenging the country’s most restrictive so-called “fetal pain” ban yet.

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Center For Reproductive Rights Says First Amendment Does Not Cover Right To “Deceive Women”

Nancy Northup. Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.

The reproductive rights legal advocacy group will file an appeal over the recent decision to forbid crisis pregnancy centers from posting signs saying they don’t provide or refer for abortions.

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Oklahoma AG Appeals “Off-Label Drug Ban” Ruling

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The Oklahoma AG is attempting to strike down a ruling that said the state can’t ban the use of drugs commonly used in abortions just because it’s not their original use.

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Center For Reproductive Rights Files Suit Over “Egg As Person” Ballot Initiative In Oklahoma

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The reproductive law group is looking for another win in Oklahoma.

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