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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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PAUL A. ISAACSON, M.D., and the ARIZONA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION v. STATE OF ARIZONA

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ACERWC Ruling in Legal and Human Rights Centre and Centre for Reproductive Rights v United Republic of Tanzania

On September 15, 2022, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) issued this decision, Communication No: 0012/Com/001/2019 Decision No 002/2022, in the case Legal and Human Rights Centre [...]

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ACERWC Recommends Tanzania Reform Education Policy That Violates Rights of Pregnant and Married Adolescent Girls

DAR-ES-SALAAM, Sept 18, 2022: Today, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC, also “the Committee”), found that the United Republic of Tanzania violated multiple human rights and gender [...]

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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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Access Independent Health Services, Inc., d/b/a Red River Women’s Clinic vs. Drew H. Wrigley

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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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Bryant et al. v. Woodall et al.

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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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