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Federal Court Blocks Four Arkansas Anti-Abortion Laws Hours After They Took Effect

In response to litigation from the ACLU and the Center for Reproductive Rights, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas issued an order blocking four anti-abortion laws in Arkansas hours after they [...]

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Arkansas Health Care Providers File Emergency Request to Block Anti-Abortion Laws

The ACLU and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed for emergency relief to block four anti-abortion laws from taking effect as early as tomorrow in Arkansas. The action comes after the Eighth Circuit Court of [...]

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Federal Appeals Court Denies Rehearing in Case Challenging Arkansas Abortion Restrictions

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals denied today the ACLU and the Center for Reproductive Rights’ request for en banc rehearing of an August 2020 decision that paved the way for Arkansas abortion restrictions to [...]

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Court Lets Part of Tennessee Abortion Ban Take Effect

Law banning abortion if sought for reasons related to Down syndrome, race, or gender will take effect in Tennessee Today, a 6th Circuit Court of Appeals panel granted a request from the state of Tennessee, [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the Election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. as the 46th President of the United States

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. as the 46th President of the United States Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  The [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on the Confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett

Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO Today, in a deeply divided nation while an election is already underway, the U.S. Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett as an Associate Justice to the U.S. Supreme Court [...]

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Federal Court Strikes Down Tennessee’s Forced Waiting Period for Abortions

The law forced patients to delay their abortion for at least 48 hours after receiving state-mandated biased counseling Today, a federal district court struck down a Tennessee law that forced patients to wait at least [...]

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Texas Ban on Standard Abortion Procedure Struck Down by Federal Appeals Court

Fifth Circuit says a law prohibiting Texas doctors from using the standard abortion procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy is unconstitutional In a victory for Texans, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals today struck [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Opposes Confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett

Judge Barrett has the most extreme anti-reproductive rights record since Judge Robert Bork. Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights For only the second time since our founding in 1992, the Center for [...]

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Federal Court Temporarily Blocks Tennessee’s Medically Unsound Medication Abortion “Reversal” Law

Despite medical experts agreeing there is no evidence that a medication abortion can be “reversed,” politicians pushed harmful law in an attempt to force providers to lie to patients Yesterday, a federal district court in [...]

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Statement: Judge Amy Coney Barrett Nominated to the Supreme Court

Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights on President Trump’s Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court   Just one week ago, the American people lost a champion of [...]

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Statement on the Death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg marks the passing of a legal giant who devoted her life to advancing the liberty and equality of women, first as [...]

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North Carolina Abortion Providers and Reproductive Justice Activists File Sweeping Litigation Challenging Multiple Abortion Restrictions

Restrictions disproportionately impact Black North Carolinians and people in rural areas Abortion providers in North Carolina and SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective today filed litigation challenging several medically unnecessary abortion restrictions that have [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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