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Mississippi Abortion Ban Case Before the U.S. Supreme Court Poses a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade card link

Mississippi Abortion Ban Case Before the U.S. Supreme Court Poses a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade

The Center for Reproductive Rights will defend the right to abortion at the U.S. Supreme Court this fall in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health.

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Center and Partners File Lawsuit to Block Texas Abortion Ban

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners today filed a lawsuit to block an extreme Texas law that bans abortion care after approximately six weeks of pregnancy. The law, S.B. 8, incentivizes private individuals—including anti-abortion activists—to seek monetary penalties and injunctions by suing anyone who performs an abortion or assists someone in obtaining one.

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Roe at Risk: U.S. Supreme Court to Review Mississippi’s Abortion Ban, a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade

The Center for Reproductive Rights will return to the United States Supreme Court next term to defend the right to abortion, a right recognized in Roe v. Wade.

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Kansas Court Strikes Down Abortion Method Ban, Reaffirming Right to Abortion Under State Constitution

The Kansas state constitution’s protection of abortion rights was reaffirmed last week when a state court permanently blocked a ban on a standard method of abortion. The ruling came in a case brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights on behalf of a Kansas OB/GYN and her medical practice.

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Federal Court Blocks South Carolina’s Unconstitutional Ban on Abortion

Update: On 3/19/21, a federal district court granted a preliminary injunction blocking this law. If it had been allowed to go into effect, abortion would have essentially been banned in South Carolina. This ruling comes as the court’s emergency order was set [...]

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Amicus Briefs Filed in Tennessee Abortion Case Emphasize Bans’ Harms to People of Color and Other Communities

Reproductive justice organizations, civil rights advocates, constitutional law scholars, state attorneys general and others have filed eight “friend-of-the-court” briefs in support of a case brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners challenging [...]

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New Year Starts with a Flurry of Arguments in U.S. Abortion Cases

The Center for Reproductive Rights is starting off the New Year with a flurry of court arguments challenging U.S. state laws restricting abortion rights and access. In January alone, arguments have been scheduled in four cases, [...]

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Center’s Julie Rikelman Named a Crain’s New York “Notable Woman in Law”

Julie Rikelman, Senior Director of Litigation at the Center for Reproductive Rights, has been named by Crain’s New York as one of its Notable Women in Law for 2021. The list, published December 21, 2020, honors [...]

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Challenge to the Affordable Care Act at the U.S. Supreme Court Could End Health Care for Millions card link

Challenge to the Affordable Care Act at the U.S. Supreme Court Could End Health Care for Millions

Case Could Have Devastating Impact on Access to Reproductive Health Care On November 10, the United States Supreme Court heard argument in a case that could end health care coverage in the middle of a [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Case by Foster Care Service Providers That Could Have Broad Implications for Non-Discrimination Law

On November 4, the United States Supreme Court heard argument in a case that could subject LGBTQ people and others to discrimination by private entities that contract with the government to provide government services. The case, Fulton v. City [...]

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Tennessee’s Mandatory Waiting Period for Abortion: “Highly Insulting and Paternalistic”

    Update: On 4/23/21, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the 48-hour mandatory waiting period, allowing it to take effect immediately in Tennessee. Patients at health centers at the time of the ruling [...]

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Center’s Legal Analysis Outlines Judge Barrett’s Extreme Record on Reproductive Rights

The Center concludes the SCOTUS nominee “stands all too ready, if not eager, to undermine women’s basic liberty rights.” The Center for Reproductive Rights has issued an analysis of the judicial rulings, writings and public [...]

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Texas Ban on Standard Abortion Procedure Struck Down; Would Have Interfered with Doctors’ Judgment

Decision marks another win by the Center and its partners in striking down state abortion restrictions. UPDATE: On October 30, the full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals announced that on its own initiative it has [...]

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