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Fact Sheet: The Global Gag Rule and Human Rights

Under the Global Gag Rule, the U.S. is turning its back on the human rights of women and girls around the world. Denying access to abortion does not stop women and girls from seeking abortion [...]

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Texas Register Filing

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MKB Management Corp v. Burdick: Order Adopting Settlement Stipulation

Order from the trial court adopting the settlement stipulation awarding attorney's fees and costs from the state of North Dakota.

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Bans on Abortion at 20 Weeks: Unconstitutional, Unconscionable, and Unwarranted

The Supreme Court has ruled time and again that liberty is at the core of a woman’s right to control her destiny and her body, including decisions about whether ending or continuing a pregnancy is [...]

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ND Supreme Court Opinion: MKB Management Corp d/b/a Red River Women’s Clinic, Kathryn Eggleston, M.D., v. Birch Burdick and Terry Dwelle, M.D.

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Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns, Inc. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: Full Fourth Circuit Decision

Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns, Inc. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: Full Fourth Circuit Decision

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Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns, Inc. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: Fourth Circuit Panel Decision

Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns, Inc. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: Fourth Circuit Panel Decision

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District Court Order on Permanent Injunction, Following Opinion by Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks denied the Center’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed in part and granted in part the State Defendants’ motion. Judge Sparks stated that the Fifth Circuit’s ruling had eviscerated First [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Fifth Circuit Opinion

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated the district court’s preliminary injunction, which had blocked enforcement of key provisions of a Texas law requiring doctors to give women seeking abortions a [...]

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Preliminary Injunction Decision: Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. Lakey

Download the Preliminary Injunction Decision for Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. Lakey order below.

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Order Against Enforcement of the Act and Permanent Regulations: Hodes & Nauser, MDs, P.A. et al. v. Robert Moser, M.D et al.

This case challenges the constitutionality of onerous regulations and a sham licensing process adopted and implemented by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) that will cause most of the abortion providers in the [...]

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Order: Texas Medical Providers Performing Abortion Services v. Lakey

IT IS ORDERED that Defendants are ENJOINED from penalizing a physician, criminally or otherwise, under the Act1 when multiple physicians perform an abortion, and any one of those physicians, or a combination of them, comply [...]

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Defenders of Sexual Rights and Reproductive Rights: a Briefing Paper to the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders

In June 2009, the Center for Reproductive Rights, in collaboration with Human Rights Watch and CLADEM, submitted a briefing paper to the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Ms. Margaret Sekaggya. The paper, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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