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In Wake of Leaked Draft Opinion in Supreme Court Case, U.S. Senate to Take Second Vote on Bill to Protect Abortion Rights card link

In Wake of Leaked Draft Opinion in Supreme Court Case, U.S. Senate to Take Second Vote on Bill to Protect Abortion Rights

The Women’s Health Protection Act would protect the right to access abortion in every state—even if the Supreme Court weakens or overturns Roe.

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State Constitutions and Abortion Rights: Building Protections for Reproductive Autonomy

This Center report outlines 11 states in which high courts have recognized that their state constitutions protect abortion rights and access independently from and more strongly than the U.S. Constitution or have struck down restrictions [...]

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New Center Report Shows How State Constitutions Can Protect Abortion Rights 

As the Supreme Court considers whether to overturn decades of precedent holding that the U.S. Constitution protects abortion, state constitutions and courts matter more than ever.

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Colorado Becomes the 22nd State to Protect Abortion Rights

While many states race to restrict or ban abortion, other states enact measures protecting rights and access.

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Bill to Protect Abortion Rights Falls Short of Senate Passage

02.28.22 (PRESS RELEASE) — Today, the U.S. Senate voted on the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), which would protect access to abortion in all 50 states. The historic vote took place against the backdrop of the Supreme Court [...]

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U.S. Senate Will Vote to Protect Abortion in Federal Law

02.17.22 (PRESS RELEASE)— Today, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer announced that the Senate will vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) on February 28, 2022. The bill—which would protect the right to abortion [...]

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Texas Abortion Ban Case at the U.S. Supreme Court

This case challenges Texas's extreme abortion ban, which has ended almost all abortion access in the state. The Supreme Court failed to block the law in a December 2021 ruling.

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Statement on Biden Administration’s National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality

10.22.2021 (PRESS STATEMENT) Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: “We are thrilled with the Biden administration’s first-ever National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality. We applaud President Biden’s [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

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Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

In the most consequential abortion rights case in generations, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider a Mississippi abortion ban that directly challenges Roe v. Wade.

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The Undue Burden Standard after June Medical Services v. Russo

This report by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought and won by the Center and decided in June 2020. The [...]

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5th Cir Panel Order Denying Stay Pending Appeal – Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

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Opp. to Motion to Stay Injunction Pending Appeal – Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

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Reply to State’s Letter Brief re: June Medical – Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.