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Mississippi Governor Bryant Signs Dangerous and Unconstitutional Ban on Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed into law today a measure banning abortion in the state after 20 weeks of pregnancy—with zero exceptions for survivors of rape or incest and only an extremely narrow exception for medical emergencies and lethal fetal abnormalities…

Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Severely Restricting Access to Medication Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Less than a year after the courts overturned Oklahoma’s attempt to ban safe and legal medication abortion in the state, Governor Mary Fallin signed into law today restrictions on women’s access to a non-surgical method of ending a pregnancy in its earliest stages using…

Texas Hospital Discriminates Against Physicians Providing Abortion Services

(PRESS RELEASE) Two Texas physicians filed a lawsuit today against University General Hospital Dallas (UGHD) after their admitting privileges were arbitrarily…

Federal Court Permanently Blocks Most Extreme Abortion Ban in the Country

(PRESS RELEASE) Today a federal district court judge blocked North Dakota’s extreme and unconstitutional ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy—before many women even know they are pregnant…

Health Care Providers Ask Full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to Reconsider Texas Law that Blocks Abortion Access

(PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America have filed a petition (case number

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Protects Arizona Women’s Access to Non-Surgical Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Late last night, the U.S…

Philippine Supreme Court Upholds Historic Reproductive Health Law

(PRESS RELEASE) After more than a year deliberating the constitutionality of the country’s historic Reproductive Health Law passed in 2012, the Philippine Supreme Court has upheld the law…

Women’s Health Advocates, Providers Appeal Federal Court Decision Threatening Arizona Women’s Access to Non-Surgical Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Immediately following yesterday’s federal court decision failing to protect Arizona women’s constitutional right to non-surgical abortion,…

Arizona Women to Lose Access to Non-Surgical Abortion on April 1st

(PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court has refused to block Arizona’s unconstitutional restrictions on non-surgical abortion— failing to ensure that after April 1st women in the state will continue to have access to a method of ending a pregnancy in its earliest stages using medication that…