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What would happen in your state if Roe fell?

“What if Roe Fell” Map Shows Abortion Rights at Risk The new Center for Reproductive Rights “What if Roe Fell” digital map shows that if the Supreme Court were to limit or overturn Roe v. [...]

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Amicus Briefs Filed in Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

Hundreds of organizations and individuals urge Supreme Court to strike down Louisiana abortion restriction A collection of nearly 200 organizations and more than 700 individuals representing leading voices in medicine, law, and public policy, along [...]

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South Wind Women’s Center LLC, et al v. Hunter, et al

(REVISED 4.23.2020) This lawsuit challenged two medically unnecessary anti-abortion laws in Oklahoma, both of which have been limiting access to abortion care in the state: Telemedicine Ban: This Oklahoma law bans abortion providers from using telemedicine to provide medication abortion [...]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

(REVISED 4.24.2020) This lawsuit was filed against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for failing to produce records related to the Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) operations and enforcement of civil rights laws. [...]

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Fight for Abortion Rights Returns to Supreme Court

Justices have agreed to hear a Center case out of Louisiana that could determine the future of abortion rights. Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear June Medical v. Gee, a case brought by [...]

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Victory for Women in Northern Ireland

Victory for Women in Northern Ireland Court rules restrictive abortion law violates women’s rights Today, in a victory for women’s reproductive rights in Northern Ireland, the High Court of Northern Ireland ruled that the jurisdiction’s [...]

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Tulsa Women’s Reproductive Clinc, LLC, et al v. Hunter, et al

(REVISED 4.23.2020) This lawsuit challenges an Oklahoma law forcing doctors to tell patients that medication abortion (abortion by pills) can be "reversed"—a false claim unsupported by scientific evidence. This false information must be relayed to the [...]

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Justice for Evelyn

  Justice for Evelyn El Salvador frees woman wrongly accused under repressive abortion laws         UPDATE: El Salvador’s attorney general has announced that he is appealing Evelyn’s acquittal. This is the state’s [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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American Medical Association v. Stenehjem

This federal lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of two North Dakota laws that compel physicians and other members of the care team to provide patients with false, misleading, non-medical information about reproductive health.The suit was filed [...]

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Planned Parenthood Arizona, et al. v. Brnovich, et al.

This federal lawsuit challenges three Arizona TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Provider) laws that prevent and delay many women from accessing abortion. The lawsuit was filed on April 11, 2019. Arizona’s extreme, medically unnecessary TRAP laws [...]

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County of Santa Clara v. HHS

(Revised 9.21.21) This lawsuit challenges the "Denial of Care" rule first issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2019, which changed a component of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act [...]

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Rogue Oklahoma Court Upholds Ban on Standard Abortion Method

Oklahoma facing abortion access crisis as it becomes first state to uphold law that would ban standard abortion method Today, an Oklahoma state court became the first in the nation to uphold a law making [...]

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Northern Ireland Takes Critical Step Toward Decriminalization of Abortion

Northern Ireland Takes Critical Step Toward Decriminalization of Abortion In contrast to the recent proliferation of abortion bans and restrictions throughout the United States, the overall global trend is toward the liberalization of abortion laws [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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