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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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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. [...]

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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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Supreme Court Will Hear Texas Abortion Ban Cases

10.22.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear two cases challenging Texas’ ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 8). The court declined to rule on a request [...]

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Statement on Biden Administration’s National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality

10.22.2021 (PRESS STATEMENT) Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: “We are thrilled with the Biden administration’s first-ever National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality. We applaud President Biden’s [...]

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Texas Abortion Ban in Effect Again After Appeals Court Ruling

10.08.21 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today—in a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice—the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a request from the state of Texas, allowing the state’s six-week abortion ban (S.B. 8) [...]

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Texas Abortion Ban Temporarily Blocked by Federal Court

10.06.21 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, a federal district court temporarily blocked Texas’ abortion ban (SB 8), in a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice. The judge issued a preliminary injunction, blocking the ban [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Files New Federal Lawsuit Challenging Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Ban

10.05.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights announced today that it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois that seeks to consolidate multiple lawsuits filed [...]

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Court Refuses to Block New Abortion Restrictions in Oklahoma

10.04.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, a state court judge in Oklahoma ruled from the bench and denied in part a request for a temporary injunction against several extreme abortion restrictions that will decimate access to [...]

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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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U.S. House Passes Bill to Protect Abortion Access Nationwide

09.24.21 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to protect the right to abortion across the country, passing the Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755) in a 218-211 vote. The bill protects [...]

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Texas Abortion Ban Returns to Supreme Court

09.23.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, a broad coalition of Texas abortion providers—led by Whole Woman’s Health—along with abortion funds, doctors and other organizations, once again asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in a case challenging [...]

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