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Why I violated Texas’s extreme abortion ban

Dr. Alan Braid, one of the plaintiffs in Whole Woman's Health v. Jackson, the Center's case challenging Texas’s extreme abortion ban, has written an op-ed for The Washington Post titled, “Why I violated Texas’s extreme [...]

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Statement on the Passing of Maria de Lourdes Silva Pimentel

Pimentel was the client in Alyne da Silva Pimentel v. Brazil--the first-ever maternal mortality case decided by an international human rights body.

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Justice Department sues Texas over six-week abortion ban

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Justice Department would sue the state over its abortion ban, S.B. 8.

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Fearful of being sued under new law, three of four San Antonio abortion facilities stop offering the procedure

Several Texas-based clinics suspended abortion services after S.B. 8, the Texas law that bans abortion at six weeks of pregnancy, went into effect. The Texas Tribune quoted Center President and CEO Nancy Northup, who said, [...]

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How the pandemic affects women’s rights in Uruguay

Pregnant women in Uruguay have had their rights violated as a result of the government’s emergency response to COVID-19. Open Global Rights quoted from the Center publication, Safeguarding Maternal Health and Rights in the United [...]

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Implement Constitution to end preventable maternal deaths

Evelyne Opondo, the Center’s Senior Regional Director for Africa, wrote this opinion piece for The Standard calling for the government of Kenya to implement maternal health standards to align with its constitution. “Eleven years since [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Emergency Appeal to Block Texas Abortion Ban

Numerous media sources covered the Supreme Court's denial of an emergency request to block Texas's extreme abortion ban, which will end almost all abortion care in the state.

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Supreme Court Asked to Block Texas Law Banning Most Abortions

In this New York Times piece, Center President and CEO Nancy Northup comments about the emergency request made today to the U.S. Supreme Court to stop a new Texas abortion ban due to take effect [...]

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The Mississippi clinic at the center of the fight to end abortion in America

This article in the Washington Post profiles Jackson Women's Health Organization--the only remaining clinic in Mississippi known as the "pink house." The clinic is the Center's client in the upcoming Supreme Court case, Dobbs v. [...]

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Lawsuit seeks to block Arizona ban on Down syndrome abortion

This AP article covers the lawsuit filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights challenging Arizona's new abortion restrictions. The Center's Emily Nestler, senior counsel, states in the piece, “You have a constitutional right to an [...]

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Lawsuit seeks to block new sweeping anti-abortion law in Arizona

Emily Nestler, Senior Counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights, was quoted in several articles reporting on the lawsuit filed by the Center and its partners challenging Arizona’s new abortion restrictions. “Politicians should not get [...]

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Isaacson v. Brnovich Complaint

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WWH v. Jackson – Request for Summary Judgment

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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