Latest News

Advanced Search

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 [...]

Abortion,United States,Engaging Policymakers, U.S. Administrative Advocacy,News

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 [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,News

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 [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,News

Scores Rally as U.S. Supreme Court Hears Most Consequential Abortion Case in Generations

Thousands rally in support of abortion rights at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Events

Abortion in Texas

For a summary of Texas’s abortion laws, visit our What if Roe Fell interactive map.  Even before Texas’s S.B. 8 abortion ban took effect, abortion access in the state was already extremely limited.    Prior to the implementation of S.B.8, Texas had [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

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 [...]

Maternal Health,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C., U.S. Congressional Advocacy,News

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.

Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C., U.S. Congressional Advocacy,Press Releases

Rally for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court December 1

Join us for a rally at the Supreme Court Wednesday, December 1 as we present oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Oral Arguments card link

Oral Arguments

Mark your calendar now to listen to an audio livestream of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health on December 1.

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

Amicus Briefs: Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson

A broad range of experts and leaders in constitutional law, health care, government, and civil rights have filed amicus briefs in two cases challenging Texas’s unconstitutional law, Senate Bill 8 (S.B. 8), which bans abortion [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Case

Abortion Providers’ Brief Filed in TX Abortion Ban Case Before SCOTUS

10.27.2021 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed its opening brief in advance of Monday’s arguments when the Supreme Court will hear both Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson and United States v. [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,News

Whole Woman’s Health et al. v. Jackson et al.

Explore case details, dates, court filings and more.

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

Webinar Replay: “After Texas: The Fight for Abortion Access”

Listen to the replay of this insightful discussion on the ramifications of Texas's extreme abortion ban to abortion rights in other states.

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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