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The Fate of Roe v. Wade May Rest on This Woman’s Shoulders

This piece in Time Magazine profiles the Center's Julie Rikelman, head of U.S. litigation, who will appear before the Supreme Court on December 1 to present arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. Rikelman, [...]

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Supreme Court Case Explained: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Watch this brief video and find out what the case is all about from Jenny Ma and Hillary Schneller, two Center attorneys working on the case.

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More Than 100 Organizations Urge Policy Makers to Combat Abortion Stigma

The Center for Reproductive Rights, We Testify, and other partner organizations issued an open letter calling on U.S. public officials and policy makers to help combat the stigma around abortion.

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Legislators, Advocates and Experts Collaborate at Center’s State Leadership Summit

Proactive strategies to advance reproductive health, rights and justice highlighted the discussions at the Center's State Leadership Summit.

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Human Rights and the Fight Against Retrogression in the U.S.

Risa Kaufman, the Center’s Director of U.S. Human Rights, wrote a piece for the journal Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters. She analyzed the recent abortion restrictions and bans occurring in the United States, including Texas’s [...]

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European Parliament Votes to Condemn Texas Abortion Ban

Denouncing the Texas law as “a strong attack on women’s freedom,” the European Parliament passes an “urgency resolution” and calls on the U.S. to protect abortion access.

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Center Hosts Session at Asia Conference on the Need to Decriminalize Abortion in the Region

The video replay is now available for “Regional Advocacy for Decriminalization of Abortion in Asia and Role of Pro-Bono Partners,” a session hosted by the Center for Reproductive Rights.

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Workshop Discusses the Fight for Abortion Access After Texas’s Abortion Ban

Watch the replay of “After Texas: The Fight for Abortion Access,” a virtual workshop on the ramifications of Texas's extreme abortion ban for abortion rights in other states. 

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Texas Abortion Ban Blocked

Federal district court temporarily blocks ban in DOJ lawsuit, accusing Texas of pursuing "an unprecedented and aggressive scheme to deprive its citizens of a significant and well-established constitutional right."

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Tanzania: Pregnant Student Ban Harms Thousands

In Tanzania, girls undergo mandatory pregnancy testing as part of the country’s policy to ban pregnant students and adolescent mothers from attending public schools. If a student is found to be pregnant, they are expelled [...]

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Federal Judge Pauses Strict Texas Law Banning Most Abortions

A federal judge granted the Justice Department’s request to halt S.B. 8, a Texas law that effectively banned abortion in the state and incentivized citizens to enforce it. However, even though S.B. 8 has been [...]

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Federal Lawsuit Seeks to Consolidate Challenges Regarding Texas Abortion Ban

On October 5, the Center filed a lawsuit asking for three suits filed against their client, Dr. Alan Braid, be combined. Braid violated Texas’s abortion ban, S.B 8, which allows private citizens to sue anyone [...]

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Center Files Lawsuit Defending Doctor Who Violated Texas Abortion Ban

The lawsuit defending the physician also asks the district court to declare the Texas law, known as S.B. 8, unconstitutional. The ban has ended almost all abortion access in Texas since it took effect on September 1.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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