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Black Maternal Health Week is April 11-17

As the U.S. faces a maternal health crisis, with Black women three times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications, the Center for Reproductive Rights has partnered to sponsor Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17—a seven-day series aimed at raising awareness, inspiring activism, and strengthening organizing for Black maternal health.

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Alabama, Iowa, Ohio

The Center's partner organizations filed lawsuits and motions on behalf of abortion providers in Alabama, Iowa and Ohio on March 30, 2020, to stop those states' attempts to block access to essential abortion care. That [...]

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Tennessee

On April 24, 2020, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a federal district court's injunction, granted a week earlier, allowing procedural abortion care to continue in Tennessee. The Circuit Court's decision rejected the state's request to stay the [...]

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Oklahoma

On April 27, 2020, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of abortion providers, denying Oklahoma's request to stay a lower court's ruling from the prior week that blocked the state's ban on abortion care during the [...]

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Texas

On April 22, 2020, the state of Texas abandoned its legal fight and agreed to allow abortion care to resume in full. In papers filed in the case, Texas clarified that its new executive order [...]

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Louisiana

On May 1, 2020, the Center resolved a lawsuit filed in federal district court challenging Louisiana’s attempt to close down abortion clinics in the state under a Notice issued by the state health department directing medical providers to [...]

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