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Appeals Court Strikes Down Mississippi 15-Week Abortion Ban

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's decision to strike down Mississippi's ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The case was brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights [...]

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Medical Groups, Legal Experts, People Who Had Abortions, and Advocates Join Fight Against Louisiana’s Anti-Abortion Law

ABA, AMA and other diverse supporters unite to urge U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Louisiana law designed to shut down abortion clinics (PRESS RELEASE)—Yesterday, a coalition of leading voices in medicine, law, and public policy [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Files Opening Brief in Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

Identical abortion issue decided by Supreme Court in 2016 (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed its opening brief before the United States Supreme Court in June Medical Services v. Gee—the first abortion rights [...]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Steps in to Block Abortion Ban After Rogue Ruling

Court issues order temporarily blocking a ban on the standard method of abortion after 14 weeks of pregnancy (Press Release) — Today, the Oklahoma Supreme Court granted an emergency request to block the state’s ban [...]

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Court Blocks Oklahoma Law that Violates Doctors’ Free Speech

Court Blocks Oklahoma Law that Violates Doctors’ Free Speech Law would force physicians to tell patients that some abortions are “reversible” (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, a state district court judge ruled from the bench and temporarily blocked [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Sues Department of Health and Human Services for Failing to Comply with Freedom of Information Act Requests

(PRESS RELEASE) —Today, the Center for Reproductive Rightsfiled a complaint against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for failing to produce records related to the Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) operations and enforcement [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Back at U.S. Supreme Court; Identical Abortion Issue Decided in 2016

Court will revisit abortion precedent as it reviews a law designed to shutdown abortion clinics (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights, [...]

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Abortion Case Heads to Oklahoma Supreme Court

Center for Reproductive Rights appeals recent court decisions that could devastate abortion access in Oklahoma. (Press Release) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed an appeal with the Oklahoma Supreme Court, asking it to block [...]

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Court Rules Northern Irish Abortion Law Violates Women’s Human Rights

(Geneva)—The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes today’s judgement from the Northern Irish High Court which ruled that Northern Ireland’s highly restrictive abortion law contravenes women’s human rights. The Center intervened as a third party in [...]

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Federal Court Blocks Georgia’s Abortion Ban From Taking Effect

U.S. District Court Judge Blocks a Georgia Law Banning Abortion from the Earliest Weeks in Pregnancy from Going into Effect While the Case is Argued in the Court (Press Release) -Today, the U.S. District Court [...]

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Federal Court Rules on Virginia Abortion Restrictions

In a mixed ruling, a federal judge struck down multiple anti-abortion laws in Virginia, while upholding others (Press Release) Today, a federal district court ruled on four Virginia laws that have impeded abortion access for [...]

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Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on HB 126 passed by the Missouri legislature today:

Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO, on HB 126 passed by the Missouri legislature today “Without shame and on the heels of Alabama’s new criminal abortion ban, the Missouri legislature has passed an unconstitutional, [...]

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Abortion Battle Goes to U.S. Supreme Court

Abortion Battle Goes to U.S. Supreme Court Abortion Battle Goes to U.S. Supreme Court (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights is filing a petition for certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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