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Abortion and Gender Equality: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health card link

Abortion and Gender Equality: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

For almost five decades, the right to abortion has helped advance gender equality in the U.S. by allowing generations of women to pursue their personal, educational, and employment opportunities and life goals.

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Oral Arguments Presented at the Supreme Court in Texas Abortion Ban Cases

Cases challenging the Texas law brought by the Center and the Department of Justice were argued at the Court November 1.

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Briefs Filed in Texas Abortion Ban Cases Cite Threats to Constitutional Rights, the Rule of Law, and Health and Wellbeing

Citing threats to constitutional rights and the rule of law—as well as harms to health and wellbeing—experts in constitutional law, health care, government, and civil rights filed amicus briefs in support of two cases challenging Texas’s extreme abortion ban.

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Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments Monday in Texas Abortion Ban Case

Listen to the livestream as the Center presents its case--Monday, November 1 at 10 a.m.

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Center Files Its Brief to SCOTUS: Texas’s Scheme to Deny Constitutional Right to Abortion Must be Stopped

In the opening brief in Whole Woman's Health v. Jackson, the Center and its partners argue that states cannot nullify rights guaranteed by the Constitution--as Texas has done with its extreme abortion ban.

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks Three Extreme Abortion Laws in Center Lawsuit

All five Oklahoma laws challenged in the lawsuit are now blocked while the case continues.

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Listen to the Audio Livestream of the Center’s Upcoming Supreme Court Cases

Mark your calendars now to listen as Center attorneys present oral arguments at the Supreme Court in two consequential cases that will impact the future of U.S. abortion rights.

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks New Abortion Restrictions

10.25.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma state Supreme Court blocked three extreme abortion restrictions that were scheduled to take effect November 1 and threatened to devastate abortion access in the state. Today’s ruling means [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Texas’s Extreme Abortion Ban card link

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Texas’s Extreme Abortion Ban

Court grants emergency requests by the Center and the DOJ and schedules arguments for November 1—but it fails to block Texas’s abortion ban in the meantime

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Supreme Court Case Explained: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Watch this brief video and find out what the case is all about from Jenny Ma and Hillary Schneller, two Center attorneys working on the case.

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Workshop Discusses the Fight for Abortion Access After the Texas Ban

Watch the replay of “After Texas: The Fight for Abortion Access,” a virtual workshop on the ramifications of Texas's extreme abortion ban for abortion rights in other states. 

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Texas Abortion Ban Blocked

Federal district court temporarily blocks ban in DOJ lawsuit, accusing Texas of pursuing "an unprecedented and aggressive scheme to deprive its citizens of a significant and well-established constitutional right."

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Center Files Lawsuit Defending Doctor Who Violated Texas Abortion Ban

The lawsuit defending the physician also asks the district court to declare the Texas law, known as S.B. 8, unconstitutional. The ban has ended almost all abortion access in Texas since it took effect on September 1.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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