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Texas Abortion Ban Case Faces More Delays

01.17.2022 (STATEMENT) – Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sent Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson – a case filed by abortion providers and funds challenging Texas’ six-week ban on abortion (S.B. 8) – to [...]

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

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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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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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House Passes Build Back Better Act with Historic Maternal Health Investments

11.19.2021 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act, which includes key maternal health investments from the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 and permanent, mandatory year-long [...]

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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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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and 11 Other Civil Rights Organizations Amicus Brief

Amici are the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a nonprofit organization created in 1963 to combat racism and vindicate civil rights through litigation, and 11 other civil rights organizations. The brief explains that [...]

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NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund Amicus Brief

Amicus is the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, the nation’s first and foremost civil rights law organization. The brief demonstrates that the Texas law and its effort to evade the Constitution is inconsistent with [...]

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Legal Scholars Amicus Brief

Amici are administrative law, constitutional law, and civil procedure scholars. The brief explains how S.B. 8’s enforcement scheme violates due process and sets a dangerous precedent that is already being copied to other areas of [...]

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Integrity of the Court Amicus Brief

Amici are professors writing in the areas of constitutional law, criminal law, and criminal procedure. The brief argues that allowing Texas to evade judicial review of a blatantly unconstitutional law would damage the Court’s legitimacy, [...]

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Firearms Policy Coalition Amicus Brief

Amicus is the Firearms Policy Coalition, a nonprofit membership organization that promotes individual liberties, including the right to keep and bear arms and the freedom of speech. The brief argues that this case is important [...]

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