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Thousands of Voices Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Strike Down Mississippi Abortion Ban and Protect the Right to Abortion card link

Thousands of Voices Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Strike Down Mississippi Abortion Ban and Protect the Right to Abortion

Citing decades of precedent and the harm of abortion bans, people impacted by bans and experts in law, reproductive justice, medicine, and human rights submit “friend-of-the court” briefs supporting the Center’s case.

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U.S. Solicitor General Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amicus is the United States Solicitor General. The brief explains that Casey reaffirmed Roe’s central holding that a State may not prohibit abortion before viability. Roe and Casey were and remain correct and the Court [...]

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State Legislators Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are 896 state legislators throughout the United States. The brief argues that the Mississippi ban is impermissible under the Court’s established jurisprudence. This ban would upend the already-precarious patchwork of abortion care nationwide and [...]

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State Attorneys General Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are 22 states, the District of Columbia, and the Attorney General of North Carolina. The brief argues that Mississippi’s ban on pre-viability abortions is unconstitutional and that there is no basis for the Court [...]

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Former Judges, Department of Justice Officials, and Current and Former Law Enforcement Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are current and former prosecutors and law enforcement officials, and former state attorneys general, federal judges, U.S. Attorneys, and U.S. Department of Justice officials. Amici argue that upholding Mississippi’s ban would eviscerate the constitutional [...]

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Members of Congress Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are 236 members of the United States Congress. Amici, members of Congress, are bound to support and defend the Constitution and share a concern for the continued vitality and advancement of constitutional protections for [...]

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Local Governments Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are 29 cities and counties from across the country. The brief argues that Mississippi’s abortion ban would significantly worsen existing disparities in health outcomes and access to healthcare in amici’s communities. Abortion bans destroy [...]

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Violence Against Providers Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are organizations and individuals with longstanding personal experience and expertise concerning the pervasive pattern of violence and threats of violence directed at abortion providers. This brief cautions that Mississippi’s argument for overruling the Court’s [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Providers’ Perspectives Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are professional, membership, and training programs for abortion providers including the Abortion Care Network, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Medical Students for Choice, National Abortion Federation, Physicians for Reproductive Health, and Planned Parenthood [...]

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Abortion Funds Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are nonprofit organizations that provide financial and practical support to vulnerable people seeking abortion care throughout the United States. This brief draws on the experience of amici abortion funds and explains how persistent and [...]

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Young Women Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are YWCA USA, Girls Inc., Supermajority Education Fund, and United State of Women. This brief demonstrates young women’s support for, and reliance on, the constitutional right to abortion care.  Amici explain how, throughout critical [...]

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Women’s Equality and Economic Opportunity Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are the National Women’s Law Center and other organizations committed to gender equality. The brief argues that the Constitution prohibits pre-viability abortion bans because the right to decide to end a pregnancy is critical [...]

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Reproductive Justice Organizations Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Amici are reproductive justice advocates and organizers including Mississippi in Action, Women With A Vision, Access to Reproductive Care - Southeast, and In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda. The brief outlines [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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