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Here Come the Lawyers: The fight over abortion has just begun.

New York Magazine profiles the fight against abortion bans by attorneys at the Center for Reproductive Rights. “There’s short-term goals and long-term goals,” senior staff attorney Jenny Ma says. “Every single day that someone gets [...]

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Injunction on Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Revoked Automatically Upon Appeal, Law to Remain in Effect

07.05.22 (PRESS RELEASE) — Shortly after a state trial court officially issued an order blocking the state’s 15-week abortion ban on the ground it likely violates Florida’s state constitution and will cause irreparable harm,  the [...]

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June Medical Services v. Landry TRO Memo

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Total Abortion Ban in Texas Can Be Civilly Enforced

07.01.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Tonight, the Texas Supreme Court ruled on the Texas attorney general’s request to let the state’s antiquated abortion ban from 1925 – which has previously been interpreted as repealed and unenforceable [...]

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Whole Woman’s Health v Paxton – TRO lifted

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Reproductive Rights Organizations Go to Court in 11 States to Protect Abortion Access in Aftermath of Roe v. Wade Falling

07.01.22 (PRESS RELEASE) — This week, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and eliminate the federal constitutional right to abortion, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and [...]

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As States Rush to Enforce Abortion Bans, the Center and Partners Work to Block Them

Center lawsuits filed this week have succeeded in temporarily blocking abortion bans in Louisiana and Texas.

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Siete Cosas que Puedes Hacer Hoy Mismo por el Derecho al Aborto 

Hoy más que nunca necesitamos manifestarnos. Si crees que el aborto es esencial (#AbortionIsEssential) es hora de tomar acciones.

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Center CEO Calls on Biden Administration to Declare a Public Health Emergency for Abortion

Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, authored an op-ed for the Washington Post, titled “Biden must declare a public health emergency for abortion—immediately.” 

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Florida Court Will Block 15-Week Abortion Ban 

06.30.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – A Florida court indicated today that it would issue an order blocking the state’s 15-week ban on abortion. The law — which is scheduled to take effect tomorrow, July 1 — [...]

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Joint Initiative Addresses SRHR Needs of Women and Girls Fleeing the War in Ukraine

The Center for Reproductive Rights and national partners in key countries are undertaking a joint initiative aimed at addressing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women and girls impacted by the war in Ukraine.  

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SARJAI Condemns the SCOTUS Decision Overruling Roe v. Wade

The South Asia Reproductive Justice and Accountability Initiative (SARJAI), is a network of non-governmental organizations, advocates and legal experts that work towards the advancement of sexual and reproductive rights in the South Asian region.   [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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