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FDA Takes Important Step to Expand Access to Medication Abortion Care

Statement from Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs at the Center for Reproductive Rights: “Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced they are permanently lifting some of the medically unnecessary and [...]

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Supreme Court Refuses to Block Texas Abortion Ban, Greenlights Bounty-Hunting Scheme

12.10.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued decisions in two cases challenging Texas’ ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 8), ending two of the most promising pathways to blocking [...]

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Supreme Court Decision: Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson

On December 10, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson. In a 5-4 decision, the Court refused to block Texas’s unconstitutional abortion ban and vigilante scheme.The law, S.B. [...]

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What if the Supreme Court overturns Roe?

Nearly half the states in the U.S. are expected to act to prohibit abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

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At Supreme Court, Center Attorney Defends Precedent, Roe, the Right to Liberty, and More

“Allowing a state to take control of a woman’s body . . . is a fundamental deprivation of her liberty.”—Julie Rikelman, Center for Reproductive Rights

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Pivotal Abortion Rights Case

12.1.21 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization—a case that will decide the fate of abortion rights in the U.S. In the case, the state of Mississippi is asking the Court to overturn Roe [...]

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Scores Rally as U.S. Supreme Court Hears Most Consequential Abortion Case in Generations

Thousands rally in support of abortion rights at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Today! U.S. Supreme Court Hears Center’s Case Defending the Right to Abortion

Don’t miss as the Center presents its case against Mississippi’s unconstitutional abortion ban and fights to defend abortion rights. Get all the details here.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Abortion and Liberty Rights: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

If the Supreme Court weakens the right to abortion, it will also undermine precedent that protects a broad range of liberty rights.

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The Disproportionate Harm of Abortion Bans: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Abortion bans like Mississippi's ban at issue in the Center's upcoming Supreme Court case exacerbate societal inequalities and disproportionately harm people of color and others who already face discriminatory obstacles to health care.

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International Human Rights and Abortion: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

International and human rights organizations and legal experts weigh in to support the Center’s Supreme Court case challenging a Mississippi abortion ban.

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Abortion in Texas

For a summary of Texas’s abortion laws, visit our What if Roe Fell interactive map.  Even before Texas’s S.B. 8 abortion ban took effect, abortion access in the state was already extremely limited.    Prior to the implementation of S.B.8, Texas had [...]

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Take Action: Abortion is Essential!

Take Action: Abortion is Essential!

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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