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Oklahoma Becomes First State to Entirely Ban Abortion

05.25.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed into law H.B. 4327, a citizen-enforced total ban on abortion that took effect today immediately upon signature. Oklahoma is now the only state in the [...]

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Bill to Protect Abortion Rights Falls Short of Passage in Second Senate Vote

PRESS STATEMENT  05.11.22  Statement from Nancy Northup, president & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  “This is an unprecedented moment. We are likely on the precipice of losing Roe v. Wade, and with it [...]

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Vigilante Abortion Ban Takes Effect in Oklahoma

05.03.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma Supreme Court declined to immediately block a citizen-enforced ban on abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 1503). The Oklahoma state legislature passed the ban on April [...]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court: SB 1503 S.C. Denial of TI Request

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Reaction to POLITICO Reporting on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

Statement from Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: “We don't know if the document as reported by Politico is legitimate, and we don't know if it represents the views of [...]

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Legal Challenges Filed to Block Two Extreme Oklahoma Abortion Bans

04.28.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, a coalition of Oklahoma abortion providers and a reproductive justice organization filed two separate challenges in state court to block two different abortion bans passed during the 2022 state legislative [...]

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Oklahoma Governor Signs Total Abortion Ban

04.12.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a ban on abortion (S.B. 612), which makes performing an abortion a felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison and/or a $100,000 fine. The [...]

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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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Opposition to Petition for Rehearing en Banc Filed in Challenge to South Carolina Abortion Ban

Following a ruling in favor of abortion providers from the three-judge panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the State filed a petition for rehearing en banc in front of the [...]

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Florida State Court Indicates It Will Uphold Abortion Restriction That Forces Patients to Delay Care

03.23.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – A Florida state trial court indicated today that it will dismiss a challenge to an abortion restriction that will force patients to delay obtaining this time-sensitive care for at least 24 [...]

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