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Lawsuit Filed to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona

10.4.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, an Arizona physician and the Arizona Medical Association filed a lawsuit in state court, asking the court to allow abortion care to resume through 15 weeks of pregnancy. The lawsuit [...]

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Federal Abortion Ban Proposed in Senate

09.14.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Yesterday, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a nationwide ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Senator Graham has falsely claimed that the ban would put the U.S. in line with European countries. Statement [...]

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Statement from Nancy Northup on the Biden-Harris Administration’s Announcement on Actions to Further Abortion Access

08.26.2022 — On Friday, August 26, the Biden-Harris administration announced further actions to implement President Biden’s Executive Orders on abortion access (EO 14076 and EO 14079). Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of the [...]

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State Court Blocks North Dakota’s Trigger Ban

8/25/22 UPDATE: A state court in North Dakota has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the state’s trigger ban from taking effect while litigation proceeds. The ban was set to go into effect on August 26, [...]

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Abortion “Trigger Bans” Take Effect in Three States Tomorrow

08.24.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Tomorrow, “trigger” bans that prohibit abortion entirely will take effect in Idaho, Tennessee, and Texas, bringing the number of states where abortion is illegal to eleven.  Abortion is currently available up [...]

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South Carolina Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Six-Week Abortion Ban 

08.17.22 — (PRESS RELEASE) Today, in a unanimous order, the South Carolina Supreme Court blocked the state’s ban on abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy (Senate Bill 1), granting an emergency request from abortion providers [...]

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Abortion Now Banned After 20th Week of Pregnancy in North Carolina

08.17.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, a federal judge lifted an injunction blocking North Carolina’s ban on abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy, allowing the law to go into effect immediately. The ban had been [...]

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Georgia State Court Denies Request to Block Six-Week Abortion Ban

08.15.22 — (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Superior Court of Fulton County refused to block Georgia’s six-week abortion ban, allowing the state to continue criminalizing essential health care. The law bans abortion just two weeks after a [...]

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Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Heads to State Supreme Court

08.10.22 (PRESS RELEASE) — Florida health care providers today sought review in the Florida Supreme Court in their case challenging the state’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy (House Bill 5). The move [...]

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Emergency Request Filed to Block Louisiana Trigger Bans

8.4.22 (PRESS STATEMENT) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, along with local counsel Ellie Schilling, filed an emergency writ to the Louisiana Supreme Court, asking the court to reinstate [...]

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Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order Securing Access to Reproductive and Other Healthcare Services

Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO at the Center for Reproductive Rights:  “Abortion services are now illegal in eight states, and the number of states enforcing radical bans and denying people life-saving care is [...]

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Kansans Reject Anti-Abortion Ballot Measure

08.02.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, in a historic landslide vote, Kansans rejected an anti-abortion ballot measure that would have eliminated the fundamental right to abortion under the state constitution. This is the first time abortion [...]

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Biden-Harris Administration Issues Proposed Rule to Strengthen Nondiscrimination Protections in Health Care

07.26.2022 -- On Monday July 25th, the Biden-Harris administration issued a proposed rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which would restore and strengthen vital nondiscrimination protections in health care.  Section 1557 of [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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