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Whole Woman’s Health v. Phillips

(REVISED 09.05.2019) The Center for Reproductive Rights filed litigation against the state of Texas in 2016 challenging unconstitutional new regulations that mandate the burial or cremation of embryonic and fetal tissue that results from abortions, miscarriages, or ectopic pregnancy [...]

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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands vs. State of Alaska

(REVISED 8.25.2017) This case is a challenge to medically unnecessary Alaska restrictions, passed more than 40 years ago, that ban abortion in outpatient health centers after the first trimester of pregnancy. The restrictions force many women [...]

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Bryant, et al. vs. Woodall, et al.

(REVISED 6.22.21) This case is a challenge to a North Carolina ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, except in extremely narrow instances of medical emergency. The case was filed in November 2016 on [...]

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June Medical Services v. Phillips

(REVISED 1.19.2022) - This lawsuit challenges seven abortion restrictions passed in Louisiana in 2016—including a measure that would triple the state's mandatory delay for women seeking abortion from 24 to 72 hours and a measure that bans the most common [...]

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