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Center Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona by Blocking a Civil War-Era Abortion Ban card link

Center Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona by Blocking a Civil War-Era Abortion Ban

Court asked to clarify state’s conflicting abortion laws that have forced providers to cease abortion services.

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Lawsuit Filed to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona

10.4.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, an Arizona physician and the Arizona Medical Association filed a lawsuit in state court, asking the court to allow abortion care to resume through 15 weeks of pregnancy. The lawsuit [...]

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PAUL A. ISAACSON, M.D., and the ARIZONA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION v. STATE OF ARIZONA

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100 Days Since Roe v. Wade Was Overturned: The 11 Biggest Consequences

Several outlets reported on the state of abortion access in the U.S. 100 days since Roe v. Wade was overturned. Forbes analyzed the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling revoking the constitutional right to abortion, [...]

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100 Days Since Roe Fell

A Center infographic offers a quick snapshot of abortion in the U.S. 100 days after the Supreme Court revoked the constitutional right to abortion.

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Center’s New Factsheet Explains Recent Changes to the Abortion Law in India

Amendment to India’s 1971 law a step forward, but gaps remain.

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Factsheet: India MTP Amendment Act (2021)

This Center factsheet, released in September 2022, outlines and analyzes India's 2021 MTP Amendment Act, which aimed to reform the country's 50-year-old abortion law, the 1971 Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.

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Webinar: Legal and Practical Barriers to Self-Managed Abortion

Register today and hear from experts across the globe.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Washington Post Op-ed Counters Claims that U.S. Abortion Restrictions Are Aligned with European Laws card link

Washington Post Op-ed Counters Claims that U.S. Abortion Restrictions Are Aligned with European Laws

Leah Hoctor, the Center's senior regional director for Europe, calls claims by Senator Lindsey Graham and others "simply untrue."

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Opinion: U.S. abortion restrictions absolutely do not align with European law

The Center's Leah Hoctor, senior regional director for Europe and an expert on international and comparative European law on abortion, wrote this Washington Post opinion piece to counter claims made by U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham [...]

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U.S. Abortion Laws in Global Context (Fact Sheet)

In the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, an onslaught of abortion bans have gone into effect throughout the U.S. Half of U.S. states are currently poised [...]

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Recent Case Highlights

The Center for Reproductive Rights is litigating dozens of cases in state, national and regional courts against harmful laws that restrict access to abortion and other reproductive rights.

African Committee Recommends Tanzania Reform Policies That Barred Pregnant Girls from School

Ruling by ACERWC in case brought by the Center and its partner marks a victory for adolescent girls in Tanzania and beyond.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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