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Injunction on Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Revoked Automatically Upon Appeal, Law to Remain in Effect

07.05.22 (PRESS RELEASE) — Shortly after a state trial court officially issued an order blocking the state’s 15-week abortion ban on the ground it likely violates Florida’s state constitution and will cause irreparable harm,  the [...]

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Total Abortion Ban in Texas Can Be Civilly Enforced

07.01.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Tonight, the Texas Supreme Court ruled on the Texas attorney general’s request to let the state’s antiquated abortion ban from 1925 – which has previously been interpreted as repealed and unenforceable [...]

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Reproductive Rights Organizations Go to Court in 11 States to Protect Abortion Access in Aftermath of Roe v. Wade Falling

07.01.22 (PRESS RELEASE) — This week, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and eliminate the federal constitutional right to abortion, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and [...]

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As States Rush to Enforce Abortion Bans, the Center and Partners Work to Block Them

Center lawsuits filed this week have succeeded in temporarily blocking abortion bans in Louisiana and Texas.

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Siete Cosas que Puedes Hacer Hoy Mismo por el Derecho al Aborto 

Hoy más que nunca necesitamos manifestarnos. Si crees que el aborto es esencial (#AbortionIsEssential) es hora de tomar acciones.

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Center CEO Calls on Biden Administration to Declare a Public Health Emergency for Abortion

Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, authored an op-ed for the Washington Post, titled “Biden must declare a public health emergency for abortion—immediately.” 

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Florida Court Will Block 15-Week Abortion Ban 

06.30.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – A Florida court indicated today that it would issue an order blocking the state’s 15-week ban on abortion. The law — which is scheduled to take effect tomorrow, July 1 — [...]

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Tennessee Six-Week Abortion Ban Takes Effect

06.28.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, Tennessee’s ban on abortion after approximately six weeks into pregnancy took effect, prohibiting abortion in the state before many people even know they are pregnant. In today’s order, the Sixth [...]

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Lawsuit Filed to Block Mississippi Trigger Ban

06.27.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Jackson Women’s Health Organization (JWHO)—the last abortion clinic in Mississippi—has filed a new lawsuit today asking Hinds County Chancery Court to prevent the State of Mississippi from enforcing its Trigger Ban, which [...]

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Seven Things You Can Do Right Now For Abortion Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court has taken away the constitutional right to abortion. Here’s how you can help.

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Texas Abortion Ban Challenged

06.27.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, abortion providers in Texas filed a lawsuit in state court seeking to block officials from enforcing the state’s antiquated pre-Roe abortion ban, which once banned abortion entirely but has been [...]

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Louisiana Trigger Bans Blocked After Challenge by the Center and Partners

Louisiana abortion providers can resume providing care after bans are temporarily blocked.

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Abortion Providers Challenge Trigger Laws in Louisiana After Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

06.27.22 (PRESS RELEASE) — In the aftermath of the Supreme Court of the United States’ decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, with local counsel Ellie [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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