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Center for Reproductive Rights Files Response to Mississippi’s Request that Supreme Court Overturn Roe v. Wade

09.13.2021 (PRESS STATEMENT) — Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed its response brief in the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The case challenges a Mississippi ban on abortion after 15 [...]

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Appeals Court Blocks Tennessee Abortion Bans

09.10.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit blocked a Tennessee ban on abortion starting at approximately six weeks into pregnancy. The court also blocked a ban on abortion [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on U.S. Department of Justice Lawsuit Against Texas on Six-Week Abortion Ban

09.09.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights regarding the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against the state of Texas on S.B. 8: “It’s a gamechanger [...]

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Lawsuit Filed to Block Oklahoma’s New Abortion Bans and Restrictions

09.02.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, five unconstitutional abortion restrictions passed by Oklahoma lawmakers earlier this year were challenged in state court, including bans on abortion. The lawsuit was filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights, [...]

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Supreme Court Ruling Ends Most Abortion in Texas

09.02.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Late last night, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an emergency request to block Texas’ radical new abortion ban (S.B. 8), which took effect yesterday, September 1, and forced almost all abortion in Texas to [...]

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Abortion Stops in Texas After Supreme Court Inaction

09.01.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Texas’ radical new abortion ban (S.B. 8) took effect, forcing almost all abortion in Texas to come to an abrupt stop. On Monday, a coalition of abortion providers and advocates filed an emergency [...]

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BREAKING: Fate of Texas Abortion Ban is with the Supreme Court

08.30.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, the Lawyering Project, the ACLU, the ACLU of Texas, and Morrison & Foerster LLP filed an emergency request with the U.S. Supreme Court [...]

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Court Allows Texas to Ban Standard Abortion Procedure, Defying Long-Established Precedent

08.18.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals became the first federal court in the U.S. to uphold a ban on the standard method of abortion after approximately 15 weeks of pregnancy, [...]

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Medical Experts and Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit to Block New Arizona Abortion Ban

08.17.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, two Arizona physicians, the Arizona Medical Association, National Council of Jewish Women Arizona, and the Arizona National Organization of Women filed a lawsuit challenging two abortion restrictions passed in Arizona [...]

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Ecuador must accelerate the implementation of the Inter-American Court of Human Right’s Court ruling in Paola Guzmán Albarracín case

08.13.2021 -- Today marks the first official day of the Fight Against Sexual Violence in the Classrooms in Ecuador, a symbolic day to raise awareness of the importance of preventing sexual violence and ensure sexual and reproductive education for [...]

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Ecuador debe acelerar la implementación del fallo de la Corte IDH en el caso Paola Guzmán Albarracín

Agosto 13 de 2021 - Hoy se conmemora por primera vez el Día oficial de lucha contra la violencia sexual en las aulas siguiendo una de las medidas ordenadas a Ecuador en la sentencia del caso Paola Guzmán Albarracín [...]

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Appeals Court Upholds ‘Highly Insulting and Paternalistic’ Tennessee Abortion Law

08.05.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a district court decision striking down a 48-hour mandatory waiting period for abortion in Tennessee. The Sixth Circuit had allowed the law to take effect in April 2021 on [...]

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Leaders in Human Rights, Publishing and Law Join Center for Reproductive Rights Board

8.5.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights today announced the election of five new members and one returning member to the organization’s Board of Directors. As the only INGO focused globally on reproductive rights law, [...]

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