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Ninth Circuit to Hear Oral Argument Against Arizona’s Regulation of Abortion Clinics

At 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 4, the Center for Reproductive Rights will argue before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that Arizona's abortion facility regulations deny equal protection to women who [...]

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Hearing Set in Court Challenge to Virginia’s Abortion Ban

On Monday, November 24 at 2:30 PM the Center for Reproductive Rights will ask a federal judge to strike down Virginia's abortion procedures ban. The vaguely worded ban - which contains no exception to protect [...]

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Tenth Circuit Asked to Uphold Decision Striking Down Oklahoma Parental Consent for Abortion Law

At 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 17, the Center for Reproductive Rights will ask the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit to affirm a lower court ruling that struck down an Oklahoma parental [...]

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Federal Abortion Ban Blocked by Nebraska Judge Minutes After President Bush Signs it into Law

Judge Issues Restraining Order Protecting Plaintiffs in Nebraska Today, a Nebraska federal judge issued a temporary restraining order preventing the first-ever federal abortion ban from being enforced against the plaintiffs in the Nebraska lawsuit challenging [...]

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Nebraska Doctor Takes Federal Abortion Ban to Court

Statement of LeRoy Carhart, M.D. Three years ago, in a case in which I was the plaintiff, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down my home state of Nebraska's law banning so-called "partial-birth abortion." That decision [...]

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Hearing Set in Legal Challenge to First-Ever Federal Abortion Ban

Oral Arguments in Nebraska Scheduled for Wednesday Morning – Hours Before President Bush Signs the Unconstitutional Ban At 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, just hours before President Bush is scheduled to sign into law the first-ever [...]

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First-Ever Federal Abortion Ban Challenged in Court Today Law Challened by Dr. LeRoy Carhart and the National Abortion Federation

Lawsuits Filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the ACLU Acting to protect women's health, the National Abortion Federation, Dr. LeRoy Carhart, and several other physicians joined legal challenges today seeking to block a [...]

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Nebraska Doctor Challenges Federal Abortion Ban in Court Today

Center for Reproductive Rights Files Case on Behalf of Dr. LeRoy Carhart In a Nebraska federal court today, the Center for Reproductive Rights is challenging a federal ban on safe abortion procedures about to be [...]

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Alaska Court Protects Young Women’s Right to Abortion

Parental Consent Law Struck Down On October 13, an Alaska state judge struck down a law that required young women under the age of 17 to obtain the consent of a parent or a judge [...]

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Center Vows to Challenge Unconstitutional Abortion Ban Inching Toward President’s Desk

House Passes Ban, Senate Expected to Move on Legislation After Recess The Center for Reproductive Rights is poised to challenge a dangerous ban on safe abortion procedures that is heading toward the President's desk. The [...]

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Unconstitutional Ban on Safe Abortion Procedures Heads Towards President’s Desk

Center for Reproductive Rights Prepares Court Challenge In the coming days, President Bush is expected to sign into law the first federal abortion ban in United States history. In conference last night, the House and [...]

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Indiana Supreme Court Expands Medicaid Funding for Abortion to Cases of Serious Risk to Women’s Health

Today, the Indiana Supreme Court, in a 3-2 vote, expanded the state's Medicaid coverage for a low-income woman's abortion to include cases when the pregnancy poses a serious and irreversible risk to her health. Prior [...]

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North Dakota Supreme Court Throws out Abortion-Breast Cancer Lawsuit Against Clinic

Today, the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled that an anti-choice protestor had no right to use a false advertising law to harass the state's sole abortion clinic. The decision maintains a lower court ruling that [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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