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What if Roe is overturned?

This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Mississippi’s request to review an appellate court ruling that threw out the state’s law banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. In its opening brief filed July [...]

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Mississippi Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, was quoted in several publications in reaction to the state of Mississippi's opening brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization filed on July [...]

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Whole Woman’s Health et al. v. Jackson et al.

(7.13.2021) The Center and its partners filed a lawsuit on July 13, 2021, to block a Texas law banning abortion at six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant. The new law [...]

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Mississippi Abortion Ban Case Before the U.S. Supreme Court Poses a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade

The Center for Reproductive Rights will defend the right to abortion at the U.S. Supreme Court this fall in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health.

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Abortion in Mississippi

Mississippi has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country, making it difficult and, sometimes, impossible to access abortion care in the state.

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The Case in Depth

The Center for Reproductive Rights filed Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization in March 2018 on behalf of Jackson Women’s Health Organization—the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi—to block the state’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after 15 weeks of [...]

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What’s at Stake

The Center for Reproductive Rights will be arguing this fall at the U.S. Supreme Court to defend the right to abortion as recognized in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.   The case—Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s [...]

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Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Supreme Court will review a Mississippi abortion ban that directly challenges Roe v. Wade.

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Even people who oppose abortion should fear Texas’s new ban

Marc Hearron, senior counsel for the Center for Reproductive Rights, co-authored this "perspective" piece for The Washington Post, titled "Even people who oppose abortion should fear Texas’s new ban." The piece discusses how Texas's new [...]

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Opinion: Texas wants its citizens to enforce a new abortion ban, and we should all be concerned

Marc Hearron, senior counsel for the Center for Reproductive Rights, was interviewed for this LA Times opinion piece titled "Texas wants its citizens to enforce a new abortion ban, and we should all be concerned." [...]

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Texas Law Deputizes Citizens to Enforce 6 Week Abortion Ban

Amy Hagstrom Miller, president and CEO of Whole Woman’s Health and Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, spoke to Chris Cuomo on Cuomo Prime Time about S.B. 8, the Texas law banning abortion at six weeks of [...]

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Doctors, Clergy Sue Over New Texas Law That Offers $10,000 Bounty on Abortions

Rolling Stone covered a lawsuit, filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners, to block S.B. 8, a Texas law banning abortion care after approximately six weeks of pregnancy, before many people know they [...]

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Lawsuit Targets Texas Abortion Law Deputizing Citizens to Enforce Six-week Ban

In this Washington Post piece about the lawsuit brought by the Center and it partners to block Texas' ban on abortion at six weeks of pregnancy, Center President and CEO Nancy Northup said, “The state [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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