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State Constitutions and Abortion Rights: Building Protections for Reproductive Autonomy

This Center report outlines 11 states in which high courts have recognized that their state constitutions protect abortion rights and access independently from and more strongly than the U.S. Constitution or have struck down restrictions [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections,United States,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Historic Senate Vote Confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

PRESS STATEMENT 04.07.22 Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: The Center for Reproductive Rights congratulates Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson on her confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court and [...]

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Texas Supreme Court Rules In Favor of State in Challenge to Vigilante Abortion Ban

On March 11, 2022, the Texas Supreme Court issued a ruling allowing the state's vigilante 6-week abortion ban to remain in place.

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What You Need to Know About the Historic Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

On February 25, 2022, President Biden announced his intention to nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement. Judge Jackson has had a [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Writ of Mandamus Petition: Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson

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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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Over 150 State Legislators Sign Letter to Call on the Senate to Enact Permanent and Mandatory Postpartum Medicaid Investments in Build Back Better Act

State legislators across 38 states encourage congressional leadership to include permanent and mandatory postpartum Medicaid coverage for one year in the Build Back Better Act.

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Precedent and the Rule of Law: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

In upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case nearly 50 years of precedent hang in the balance.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Case Timeline: Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson

May 19: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8 into law.   July 13: Plaintiffs filed the case in federal district court.   August 4-5: The defendants filed motions to dismiss, asking the district court to [...]

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Legislators, Advocates and Experts Collaborate at Center’s State Leadership Summit

Proactive strategies to advance reproductive health, rights and justice highlighted the discussions at the Center's State Leadership Summit.

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Lawsuit by the Center and Partners Blocks Arizona’s “Reason” Abortion Ban

In yet another lawsuit brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners to block a state abortion ban, a federal district court judge temporarily blocked Arizona’s ban on abortion for patients with fetal diagnoses, just hours [...]

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New Arizona Abortion Ban Blocked Hours Before Taking Effect

09.28.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Tonight, a federal district court judge granted a request by Arizona physicians and advocates to temporarily block part of a new Arizona law that was scheduled to take effect tomorrow, Sept. 29. The provision that was [...]

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Ensuring Equitable Access to Infertility Care in the United States: Guiding Principles for Policies Mandating Insurance Coverage

Inequities in health and access to healthcare, including infertility care, are pervasive in the United States. Well-documented disparities in access to infertility care reveal that people of color, people with low incomes, people with disabilities, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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