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Federal Bill Ensuring Medicaid Coverage for Abortion Introduced in U.S. House

01.26.23 (PRESS STATEMENT) – Today, the EACH Act was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representatives Barbara Lee, Diana DeGette, Jan Schakowsky, and Ayanna Pressley. This bill would guarantee that people using Medicaid [...]

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Florida Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to 15-Week Abortion Ban, Which Remains in Effect

01.23.2023 (PRESS RELEASE) — The Florida Supreme Court accepted a request by abortion providers today to hear arguments in their case against House Bill 5 (HB 5), a ban on abortion after 15 weeks of [...]

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Reproductive Rights on the 50th Anniversary of Roe: An Online Conversation

Register today for this January 26 event with The 19th featuring Center attorney Hillary Schneller.

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Webinar: A Roe Day Conversation

Register today for this January 23 event with the American Constitution Society featuring Center attorneys Jenny Ma and Hillary Schneller.

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U.S. House Holds Vote to Protect Abortion Nationwide 

01.09.2023 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Tonight, House Democrats attempted to bring the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) for a vote as their first official action of the 118th Congress. However, they did not receive enough votes [...]

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South Carolina Supreme Court Permanently Blocks Six-Week Abortion Ban

01.05.2023 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the South Carolina Supreme Court permanently struck down Senate Bill 1 (S.B. 1), a law banning abortion after approximately six weeks of pregnancy. In a 3-2 decision, the high court [...]

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FDA Takes Steps to Expand Access to Medication Abortion

01.03.2023 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that mifepristone—one of two medications used in medication abortion—may now be dispensed directly to patients at pharmacies and through mail order pharmacies with [...]

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La FDA toma medidas para ampliar el acceso al aborto con medicamentos

La autoridad de regulación de medicamentos en Estados Unidos permitirá de forma permanente el acceso al aborto con píldoras en farmacias y por correo

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El Salvador debe acelerar implementación de la Sentencia de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos sobre emergencias obstétricas

Un año después de la sentencia en el caso de Manuela, no se identifican acciones definitivas del Estado para proteger a las mujeres y resguardar el secreto profesional médico. En El Salvador, entre los años [...]

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Texas Court Throws Out Case Against Doctor Who Violated Abortion Ban

12.08.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, a state court ruled that it would dismiss a lawsuit against Dr. Alan Braid, a Texas physician who provided an abortion to a woman in violation of the state’s ban [...]

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New Tool Tracks State Abortion Cases

12.05.22 (PRESS RELEASE) —Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law launched a new tool that tracks all abortion ban cases filed in state courts since the Supreme Court [...]

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Kansas Court Says Abortion Clinics Can Use Telemedicine 

11.23.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, a Kansas state court blocked a 2011 law that prohibited doctors from providing medication abortion via telemedicine. The preliminary injunction was issued in a lawsuit filed by the Center for [...]

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Georgia Supreme Court Allows Six-Week Abortion Ban to Again Take Effect

11.23.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – The Georgia Supreme Court granted an emergency stay of a lower court’s injunction today, allowing a six-week abortion ban to take effect once again while the state’s appeal continues. The ban [...]

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