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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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Tennessee Six-Week Abortion Ban Takes Effect

06.28.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, Tennessee’s ban on abortion after approximately six weeks into pregnancy took effect, prohibiting abortion in the state before many people even know they are pregnant. In today’s order, the Sixth [...]

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Leading Organizations From 28 Countries Call on European Leaders to Act Now to Protect Access to Abortion

28 June 2022 - Following last week’s decision by the United States Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, today leading organizations, working to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights in over [...]

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Lawsuit Filed to Block Mississippi Trigger Ban

06.27.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Jackson Women’s Health Organization (JWHO)—the last abortion clinic in Mississippi—has filed a new lawsuit today asking Hinds County Chancery Court to prevent the State of Mississippi from enforcing its Trigger Ban, which [...]

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Texas Abortion Ban Challenged

06.27.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, abortion providers in Texas filed a lawsuit in state court seeking to block officials from enforcing the state’s antiquated pre-Roe abortion ban, which once banned abortion entirely but has been [...]

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Abortion Providers Challenge Trigger Laws in Louisiana After Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

06.27.22 (PRESS RELEASE) — In the aftermath of the Supreme Court of the United States’ decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, with local counsel Ellie [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Takes Away Right to Abortion

06.24.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the landmark 1973 abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade, ruling that people in the U.S. no longer have a constitutional right to abortion. In its ruling, [...]

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El Tribunal Supremo de EE.UU. anula el caso Roe contra Wade y elimina el derecho al aborto

24.06.22 (COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) - Hoy, la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. revocó la histórica decisión sobre el derecho al aborto Roe v. Wade, de 1973, dictaminando que las personas ya no tienen un derecho constitucional [...]

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The European Parliament Expresses Concern About Backsliding on Reproductive Rights in the United States

06.09.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) -- In a resolution on global threats to abortion rights adopted today by a large majority, the European Parliament expressed serious concern about the potential eradication of constitutional rights protection for abortion [...]

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Florida Health Centers Challenge 15-Week Abortion Ban in State Court

06.01.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) — Florida health care providers filed a lawsuit bringing a state constitutional challenge earlier today to House Bill 5, a ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy that threatens to put [...]

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Oklahoma Becomes First State to Entirely Ban Abortion

05.25.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed into law H.B. 4327, a citizen-enforced total ban on abortion that took effect today immediately upon signature. Oklahoma is now the only state in the [...]

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Bill to Protect Abortion Rights Falls Short of Passage in Second Senate Vote

PRESS STATEMENT  05.11.22  Statement from Nancy Northup, president & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  “This is an unprecedented moment. We are likely on the precipice of losing Roe v. Wade, and with it [...]

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Vigilante Abortion Ban Takes Effect in Oklahoma

05.03.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma Supreme Court declined to immediately block a citizen-enforced ban on abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 1503). The Oklahoma state legislature passed the ban on April [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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