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The Undue Burden Standard after June Medical Services v. Russo

This report by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought and won by the Center and decided in June 2020. The [...]

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Letter to Kerry on Las 17 in El Salvador

Letter to Kerry on Las 17 in El Salvador  

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Jurist: Examining the Constitutionality of Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones

Jurist: Examining the Constitutionality of Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones Stephanie Toti The US Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in McCullen v. Coakley, involving a Massachusetts statute that creates 35 foot buffer zones around abortion [...]

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Florida Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Take Away Women’s Rights

Today, the Center released a statement opposing Florida Amendment 6, a proposed constitutional amendment that would take away Florida women’s rights and allow politicians to interfere with personal health care decisions. We urge Florida voters [...]

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Zambia: A Wrong Turn on the Right to Life

States have consistently chosen to use language in their constitutions that affirms the right to life without trying to define when life begins, reinforcing the approach taken by all major international human rights instruments. However, [...]

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Michigan Senate Committee Follows House’s Lead, Advances Extreme Anti-Choice Legislation with Virtually Zero Notice

Michigan Senate Committee Advances Extreme Anti-Choice Legislation (PRESS RELEASE) After providing legislators and the public with only a few hours’ notice, today the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee advanced an extreme anti-choice measure that would virtually [...]

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Civil Society Declaration for Global Fammily Planning Summit

International human rights groups are urging world leaders attending next month’s global Family Planning Summit to ensure that any effort to increase the use of contraceptives be a part of a broader strategy to improve [...]

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Healthcare Reform in Hyde Amendment’s Shadow

First Printed on ACSblog, December 7, 2009 >, The debate over abortion coverage within the larger healthcare reform dialogue has been painfully narrow for those of us who believe that as a matter of equality, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Choice, Inc. v. Graham: Final Judgment

Louisiana Choice, Inc. v. Graham: Final Judgment and Order for Dismissal with Prejudice ,

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Choice, Inc. v. Graham: Stipulation of Settlement

Stipulation of SettlementLouisianaJanuary 13, 2006

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Choice, Inc. v. Graham: Preliminary Injunction Order

Louisiana It is ordered that William A. Graham is preliminary enjoined from using the name "Causeway Center for Women" or any other name that is confusingly similar to Causeway Medical Clinic's marks CAUSEWAY and CAUSEWAY [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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