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Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Decision allows challenge by Virginia health care providers to move forward (PRESS RELEASE) A Virginia federal court today rejected the Commonwealth’s efforts to shut [...]

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Council of Europe Decision Calls on Poland to Immediately Grant Women Access to Legal Abortion Care and Services

Council of Europe Decision Calls on Poland to Immediately Grant Women Access to Legal Abortion Care and Services (PRESS RELEASE)The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today called on Poland to immediately put [...]

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Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Lawsuit brought by health care providers challenges abortion restrictions in the Commonwealth of Virginia — some of which have been on the books for [...]

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Nigeria’s Federal High Court Strikes Out Civil Society Organization’s Case of a Woman Who Was Illegally Detained and Died During Confinement

(PRESS RELEASE) The family of a woman who was illegally detained for the inability to clear her medical bill and denied emergency services leading to her death, yesterday had their case dismissed by the Federal [...]

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State Court Temporarily Blocks Montana Law Prohibiting Advance Practice Registered Nurses From Providing Abortion Services

State Court Temporarily Blocks Montana Law Prohibiting APRNs From Providing Abortion Servic (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the State District Court in Lewis and Clark County temporarily blocked a law prohibiting advance practice registered nurses (APRNs) from [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Dozens of Abortion Restrictions in Mississippi

Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Dozens of Abortion Restrictions in Mississippi Challenge builds on and expands Center for Reproductive Rights’ recent lawsuit against state’s unconstitutional 15-week abortion ban (PRESS RELEASE)  The Center for [...]

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Over 200 Sexual Reproductive Right’s NGOs Call for Polish Parliament to Protect Women’s Health and Rights

Proposed Bill Continues Roll Back on Reproductive Rights Poland’s Parliament should listen to the voices of women across Poland and reject a regressive legislative proposal that would erode reproductive rights, over 200 human and women’s [...]

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Federal District Court Temporarily Blocks Mississippi’s Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban in Response to Center for Reproductive Rights Challenge

Federal District Court Temporarily Blocks Mississippi’s Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban in Response to Center (MEDIA ADVISORY) Today, a federal judge in Mississippi issued a temporary restraining order blocking the state’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after 15 [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Files New Lawsuit Challenging Mississippi’s Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban

Center for Reproductive Rights Files New Lawsuit Challenging Mississippi’s Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after 15 weeks. The lawsuit comes [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Louise Slaughter

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Louise Slaughter Today, U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY), the first woman to represent Western New York in Congress and longtime abortion rights advocate, has died at the age of 88. [...]

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Mississippi Lawmakers Attack Reproductive Rights with Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban

Mississippi Lawmakers Attack Reproductive Rights with Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban Bill heading to governor’s desk will be the earliest abortion ban in effect in the United States, and targets state’s last remaining clinic (PRESS RELEASE) Today [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU of Montana File Lawsuit Challenging Law That Prohibits Qualified Clinicians from Providing Abortions

Center and ACLU of Montana File Lawsuit Challenging Law That Prohibits Clinicians from Providing Abortions (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana filed a lawsuit today in [...]

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Senate Rejects Unconstitutional Nationwide Abortion Ban at 20 Weeks

Senate Rejects Unconstitutional Nationwide Abortion Ban at 20 Weeks (PRESS RELEASE) — Today, the Senate rejected an unconstitutional federal ban on abortions at 20 weeks. Failing the 60 vote threshold, the 51-46 procedural vote blocked a [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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