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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Texas’s Extreme Abortion Ban card link

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Texas’s Extreme Abortion Ban

Court grants emergency requests by the Center and the DOJ and schedules arguments for November 1—but it fails to block Texas’s abortion ban in the meantime

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Nancy Northup to Discuss the Center’s Upcoming Supreme Court Case at Virtual Event

Center President and CEO Nancy Northup headlines “An Emergency Moment: The Center Defends Abortion Rights Before the Supreme Court."

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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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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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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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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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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Lawsuit by the Center and Partners Blocks Arizona’s “Reason” Abortion Ban

In yet another lawsuit brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners to block a state abortion ban, a federal district court judge temporarily blocked Arizona’s ban on abortion for patients with fetal diagnoses, just hours [...]

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Abortion in India: Report Reveals Widespread Legal Barriers and Recommends Ways to Improve Access

Report by the Center and partners launched at a virtual event for advocates and stakeholders in India.

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In Historic Vote, U.S House Passes Women’s Health Protection Act

In an historic step forward for abortion rights and access, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) in the first ever congressional vote on proactive, standalone legislation to protect abortion rights. The bill, passed by a 218-211 vote, safeguards abortion access [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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