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Trust Women Foundation Inc. v. Schmidt

(Revised: 8.19.20) The Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit challenging section 6 of the Kansas Telemedicine Act (House Bill 2028) which seeks to ban abortions administered through telemedicine, including medication abortion. The bill, which was [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

Center for Reproductive Rights and National Women’s Law Center v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for refusing to release records related to a new division within the [...]

Legal Restrictions, Contraception, HIV/AIDS, Discriminatory Policies, Right to Care, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, In Washington D.C.,Case

Center for Reproductive Rights v. U.S. Department of State

The Center for Reproductive Rights filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of State (DOS) for refusing to release records related to the deletion of the reproductive rights subsection from DOS’s [...]

Censorship,United States,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, In the States (USA), In Washington D.C.,Case

Irish 4 Reproductive Health, et al. v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, et al.

(Revised 10.7.21) Citing flagrant defiance of federal law and the U.S. Constitution, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Americans United), and the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR), along [...]

Abortion, Other Barriers, Contraception,United States,In the Courts,Case

Falls Church Healthcare Center et al. v Norman Oliver et al.

This lawsuit seeks to overturn several core components of the longstanding, unconstitutional abortion restrictions on the books in Virginia. These laws needlessly target abortion providers and harm patients seeking abortion services by imposing burdensome and [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

Jackson Women’s Health Organization v. Dobbs

Please note: This case has advanced to the U.S. Supreme Court under the case name Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. For updated information on the case, please refer to the case section here.  (REVISED 05.17.21) [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

Jackson Women’s Health v Currier

The Center for Reproductive Rights, the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton &, Garrison LLP, Mississippi civil rights attorney Robert B. McDuff, and the Mississippi Center for Justice brought a challenge in Jackson, Mississippi against a regime [...]

Abortion,United States,In the Courts,Case

Helen Weems v State of Montana

(Revised 8.25.20) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana filed a lawsuit in State District Court in Lewis and Clark County, challenging a Montana law that restricts access to abortion care in [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Other Barriers,United States,In the Courts,Case

Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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