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Center’s 2020 Legislative Wrap-Up Outlines Abortion Measures Passed in U.S. States

The Center for Reproductive Rights has published its 2020 Legislative Wrap-up, providing a report on state abortion laws enacted during the year. As states were forced to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, economic upheaval, and a [...]

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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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Center Spotlight: Jennifer Jacoby Talks U.S. Maternal Health

Jennifer Jacoby is well-versed in racial bias in the U.S. maternal health care system and the unconscionably poor health outcomes that result from that bias. Guiding her each day, she says, are some stark and [...]

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In New Testimony, Center Urges Congress to End Harmful Hyde Amendment

U.S. House of Representatives holds virtual hearing on anti-abortion policy that delays and blocks abortion access Today, the U.S. House of Representatives held a virtual hearing on the harms caused by the Hyde Amendment, a [...]

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Election 2020 Wrap-Up: The Reproductive Rights Landscape

From the record-turnout presidential election to referendums on state ballots, the results of Election 2020 will affect the reproductive rights landscape in both federal and state policy going forward. The election of Joseph R. Biden, [...]

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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 Concerns About Judge Barrett’s Reproductive Rights Views “Further Intensified” After Committee Testimony card link

Center’s Concerns About Judge Barrett’s Reproductive Rights Views “Further Intensified” After Committee Testimony

Updated Report Examines the SCOTUS Nominee’s Testimony Before the Senate Judiciary Committee The Center for Reproductive Rights has issued an updated report after analyzing Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee October [...]

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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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Center Lawsuit Temporarily Blocks Tennessee’s Medication Abortion “Reversal” Law

2/26/21 Update: A federal court in Tennessee issued a preliminary injunction in this case to block Tennessee's law. Click here for more information on this ruling.  Just one day before a Tennessee medication abortion “reversal” law was to [...]

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Ruling’s Impact on the Undue Burden Standard

A new report issued by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2020 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought by the Center.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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