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Appeals Court Strikes Down Mississippi 15-Week Abortion Ban

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's decision to strike down Mississippi's ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The case was brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights [...]

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Slovakia’s Parliament rejects harmful restrictions on safe abortion care

Today the Slovak Parliament rejected draft legislation that would have severely restricted women’s access to abortion care and subjected women to a series of humiliating and medically inaccurate and unnecessary requirements prior to accessing abortion. [...]

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Medical Groups, Legal Experts, People Who Had Abortions, and Advocates Join Fight Against Louisiana’s Anti-Abortion Law

ABA, AMA and other diverse supporters unite to urge U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Louisiana law designed to shut down abortion clinics (PRESS RELEASE)—Yesterday, a coalition of leading voices in medicine, law, and public policy [...]

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Criminal Prosecution of Self-Managed Abortion Amicus Brief

Amici are healthcare professionals, researchers, attorneys, and advocates in the field of sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice united in the belief that no one should be criminalized for having an abortion or for [...]


Original Meaning Amicus Brief

Amicus is the Constitutional Accountability Center, a public interest law firm and think tank. The brief argues that the text and history of the Fourteenth Amendment protect a robust right to liberty, including the right [...]


Reproductive Justice Advocates Amicus Brief

Amici are organizations and individuals fighting for reproductive justice. The brief argues that marginalized communities – including low-income people, people of color, young people, immigrants, disabled people, and LGBTQ+ people - already face significant barriers [...]


Women’s Equality & Economic Opportunity Amicus Brief

National Women’s Law Center and 72 other organizations committed to equality and economic opportunity for women. The brief argues that abortion restrictions impede women’s ability to participate equally in society by harming economic security, equality, [...]


Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

Bipartisan Former Federal Judges and Department of Justice Officials Amicus Brief

Amici served as federal judges and senior officials in the United States Department of Justice. This bipartisan group does not submit its brief to address the correctness of this Court’s abortion cases, but instead sounds [...]


Religious Organizations Amicus Brief

Amici are religious organizations from a broad range of faiths including Catholics, Methodists, Muslims, Presbyterians, the United Church of Christ, the Unitarian Universalist Association, and the principle Rabbinical organizations of Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist Judaism. The [...]


Mitigating the Burdens of Unconstitutional Restrictions Amicus Brief

Amici are the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Louisiana. The brief argues that multiple courts across the country have found admitting privileges requirements have no benefits and cause severe burdens to abortion [...]


Lawyers Stories Amicus Brief

Amicus signers are 368 lawyers who have had abortions. They are current, former, and future members of the legal community who have contributed to the legal field in myriad capacities, including as equity partners of [...]


All Women’s Stories Amicus Brief

Amici are women from all walks of life who chose to have an abortion. These signers share personal stories demonstrating that access to abortion is essential for women to be equal participants in society. Signers [...]


Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.