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Center for Reproductive Rights Asks Tenth Circuit to Rehear Oklahoma Abortion Law Case

Denver | Learn moreToday, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a petition with the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, requesting that the court reconsider its recent ruling on an Oklahoma parental consent abortion law. According [...]

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Fourth Circuit to Review Injunction on Virginia’s So-called “Partial Birth Infanticide” Act

Richmond, VA Media AdvisoryWHAT: Oral arguments will be heard at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond Medical Center for Women v. David M. Hicks.The federal lawsuit, brought by the Center [...]

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Report Exposes Failure of Law to Address Reproductive Health Problems in India

New Delhi, India Media AdvisoryWhat:Indian release of Women of the World: Laws and Policies Affecting Their Reproductive Lives - South Asia.A groundbreaking study, this report by the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights and local [...]

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Federal Abortion Ban Struck Down in Nebraska Case: Third Court Finds Ban Unconstitutional

Judge Issues 500-Page Ruling Responding to Congress' Claims Lincoln, NELearn more about the federal abortion banToday, a third federal judge, in Nebraska, declared the "Partial Birth Abortion Act of 2003" unconstitutional, recognizing the law as [...]

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Judge in Nebraska to Rule on Final Federal Abortion Ban Trial on Wednesday, September 8

Lincoln | Learn MoreWHAT: A decision will be handed down in Carhart v. Ashcroft, a federal civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska. The suit was brought by the [...]

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Center Temporarily Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

Learn more about other abortion bans. Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights won a temporary restraining order on behalf of the Jackson Women's Health Organization (JWHO) against a new abortion law in Mississippi. The law [...]

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Center Wins Appeal Against Arizona Abortion Regulation and Day in Court

San Francisco Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed with the Center for Reproductive Rights’ challenge against an Arizona law regulating abortion providers. Among other things, physicians and clinics would have [...]

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In Vitro Twins Ruled as Deceased Father’s Legitimate Children

San Francisco The Center for Reproductive Rights hails today’s ruling by the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit as a victory for equality. This afternoon, the court ruled that a set of seven-year-old twins [...]

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Court Orders Preliminary Injunction Against Utah Abortion Ban

On Thursday, June 10, 2004, the Utah Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the State of Utah and the Salt Lake City prosecutor’s office, agreed to a court-ordered preliminary injunction to prevent enforcement of the [...]

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Closing Arguments Presented in Nebraska Federal Abortion Ban Trial

Lincoln, NE Lawyers for the plaintiffs and for the U. S. Department of Justice presented final oral arguments today before U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf in Carhart v. Ashcroft, the bench trial challenging the constitutionality [...]

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Reproductive Rights Groups Hail First Ruling to Permanently Block Federal Abortion Ban

San Francisco The National Abortion Federation, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the American Civil Liberties Union praised today’s ruling by a federal court judge in San Francisco striking down the "Partial Birth Abortion Ban [...]

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Closing Arguments Begin in Carhart v. Ashcroft Federal Abortion Ban Trial in Nebraska

Lincoln | Learn MoreWHAT: The closing oral arguments in Carhart v. Ashcroft, a federal civil rights lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights on behalf [...]

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South Asia Report Draws Attention to Reproductive Rights Violations

Calls on Governments to Take Immediate Steps to Protect Women’s Health and Lives New York | Read MoreSouth Asian governments must work much harder to serve the reproductive health needs and promote the autonomy of [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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