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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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Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos condena a El Salvador y ordena reformas para que las mujeres no sean criminalizadas por acceder a salud reproductiva

1 de diciembre de 2021 — El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos y la Colectiva Feminista para el Desarrollo Local, con el acompañamiento de la Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, lograron que la Corte [...]

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Inter-American Court of Human Rights Orders El Salvador to Reform Policies That Criminalize Women for Accessing Reproductive Health Care

11.30.2021 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights announced a ruling in the case of Manuela v. El Salvador ordering the State of El Salvador to reform its legal and health care [...]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks New Abortion Restrictions

10.25.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma state Supreme Court blocked three extreme abortion restrictions that were scheduled to take effect November 1 and threatened to devastate abortion access in the state. Today’s ruling means [...]

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Appeals Court Upholds ‘Highly Insulting and Paternalistic’ Tennessee Abortion Law

08.05.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a district court decision striking down a 48-hour mandatory waiting period for abortion in Tennessee. The Sixth Circuit had allowed the law to take effect in April 2021 on [...]

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New Website Exposes Motives of Anti-Abortion Policymakers

While last week’s Supreme Court decision struck down a Louisiana anti-abortion law, hundreds of restrictive abortion laws remain on the books—a new online tool seeks to hold state lawmakers accountable for promoting women’s, children’s health. [...]

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Las mujeres que están encarceladas injustamente en El Salvador deben ser liberadas ante la pandemia por COVID-19

Ante el avance de la pandemia y la precaria infraestructura carcelaria en El Salvador, la Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, la Colectiva Feminista para el Desarrollo Local, el Centro de Derechos Reproductivos (CRR, [...]

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Appeals Court Strikes Down Mississippi 15-Week Abortion Ban

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's decision to strike down Mississippi's ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The case was brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Medical Groups, Legal Experts, People Who Had Abortions, and Advocates Join Fight Against Louisiana’s Anti-Abortion Law

ABA, AMA and other diverse supporters unite to urge U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Louisiana law designed to shut down abortion clinics (PRESS RELEASE)—Yesterday, a coalition of leading voices in medicine, law, and public policy [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Files Opening Brief in Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

Identical abortion issue decided by Supreme Court in 2016 (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed its opening brief before the United States Supreme Court in June Medical Services v. Gee—the first abortion rights [...]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Steps in to Block Abortion Ban After Rogue Ruling

Court issues order temporarily blocking a ban on the standard method of abortion after 14 weeks of pregnancy (Press Release) — Today, the Oklahoma Supreme Court granted an emergency request to block the state’s ban [...]

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Court Blocks Oklahoma Law that Violates Doctors’ Free Speech

Court Blocks Oklahoma Law that Violates Doctors’ Free Speech Law would force physicians to tell patients that some abortions are “reversible” (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, a state district court judge ruled from the bench and temporarily blocked [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Sues Department of Health and Human Services for Failing to Comply with Freedom of Information Act Requests

(PRESS RELEASE) —Today, the Center for Reproductive Rightsfiled a complaint against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for failing to produce records related to the Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) operations and enforcement [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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