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Some GOP-led states target abortions done through medication

The Center’s Elisabeth Smith, chief counsel for state policy and advocacy, is quoted in this AP article about states’ attempts to restrict medication abortion: “When we look at what state legislatures are doing, it becomes [...]

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Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, et al. v. Wilson, et al.

Case Documents: South Carolina Six-Week Ban District Court Preliminary injunction SC 6-Week Abortion Ban Complaint Press Releases: Court Blocks South Carolina Abortion Ban as Litigation Continues Court Will Block South Carolina Abortion Ban One Day [...]

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Tennessee’s Mandatory Waiting Period for Abortion: “Highly Insulting and Paternalistic”

    Update: On 4/23/21, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the 48-hour mandatory waiting period, allowing it to take effect immediately in Tennessee. Patients at health centers at the time of the ruling [...]

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Ruling’s Impact on the Undue Burden Standard

A new report issued by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2020 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought by the Center.

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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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New Website Exposes Motives of Anti-Abortion Policymakers

While last week’s Supreme Court decision struck down a Louisiana anti-abortion law, hundreds of restrictive abortion laws remain on the books—a new online tool seeks to hold state lawmakers accountable for promoting women’s, children’s health. [...]

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Las mujeres que están encarceladas injustamente en El Salvador deben ser liberadas ante la pandemia por COVID-19

Ante el avance de la pandemia y la precaria infraestructura carcelaria en El Salvador, la Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, la Colectiva Feminista para el Desarrollo Local, el Centro de Derechos Reproductivos (CRR, [...]

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Polish Parliament Must Reject Regressive Proposals on Sexual and Reproductive Rights

We are deeply concerned by relentless attempts to roll back sexual and reproductive rights in Poland. On 15 and 16 April Poland’s Parliament will again debate two draft bills that would severely limit access to [...]

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Center Argues Major Abortion Case Before the U.S. Supreme Court

The Center for Reproductive Rights presents oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could shape the future of abortion rights across the country.

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June Medical Services, LLC, v. Russo

In this major 2020 U.S. Supreme Court abortion case, the Court strikes down a Louisiana abortion restriction and affirms the strong legal standard used by courts for decades to determine the constitutionality of abortion laws.

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Appeals Court Strikes Down Mississippi 15-Week Abortion Ban

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s decision to strike down Mississippi’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The case was brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights [...]

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5th Cir. 15-Week Ban Opinion – Jackson Women’s Health Center v. Dobbs

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Slovakia’s Parliament rejects harmful restrictions on safe abortion care

Today the Slovak Parliament rejected draft legislation that would have severely restricted women’s access to abortion care and subjected women to a series of humiliating and medically inaccurate and unnecessary requirements prior to accessing abortion. [...]

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