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In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation & Jane Doe, Anne Roe, Sarah Coe, and Paula Poe v. Hon. Michael Corrigan and Hon. Paul Buchanan

Dr. George Tiller was a physician who operated a medical practice, Women’s Health Care Services, in Wichita, Kansas, where he provided abortion services to women from across the country. , He specialized in later term [...]

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In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation: Kansas Supreme Court Opinion

Kansas Supreme Court Opinion case In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation & Jane Doe, Ann Roe, Sarah Coe, and Paula Poe v. Hon. Michael Corrigan and Hon. Paul Bechanan

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In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation: Amended Memorandum in Support of Petition for Writ of Mandamus

In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation: Amended Memorandum in Support of Petition for Writ of MandamusKansas

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In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation: Amended Petition for Writ of Mandamus

In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation: Amended Petition for Writ of MandamusKansas

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In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation: Affidavit of Ann Roe

The Eighteenth Judicial District Court of the State of Kansas In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation: Affidavit of Ann Roe

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In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation: Affidavit of Mary Moe

Eighteenth Judicial District Court of the State of Kansas In the Matter of the Grand Jury Investigation: Affidavit of Mary Moe

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Armstrong v. Mazurek: Montana Supreme Court Decision

Montana Health care providers brought state constitutional challenge to statute requiring pre-viability abortions to be performed by physicians.

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Armstrong v. Mazurek: U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Montana Physicians and physician-assistant challenged constitutionality of Montana statutory provision restricting performance of abortions to licensed physicians and moved for preliminary injunctive relief.

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): Legal Prohibitions Worldwide

What is FGM? Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the collective name given to a number of cultural practices that involve the partial or total cutting of female genitals. FGM can be performed as early as [...]

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Armstrong v. Mazurek, Armstrong v. State

In 1995, the Montana Legislature passed a law restricting performance of abortions to licensed physicians. , The new law effectively overturned a previous state law, in effect since the early 1970s, which had been interpreted [...]

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Abortion in Nepal: Women Imprisoned

This report, produced by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Forum for Women, Law and Development, documents human rights abuses arising from Nepal's abortion law. The report examines violations of women's rights relating to [...]

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Mexico Supreme Court Upholds Mexico City Abortion Law

Court Joins Global Trend of Loosening Restrictions on Abortion NEW YORK - Today in an 8 to 3 groundbreaking vote, Mexico's Supreme Court upheld Mexico City's law making abortion legal in the first trimester, ruling [...]

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Bringing Rights to Bear: Family Planning is a Human Right

The Center has completed updating one of its signature publications, Bringing Rights to Bear. Initially published in 2002, Bringing Rights to Bear takes a long, hard look at the thousands of comments, statements, and recommendations [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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