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Jackson Women’s Health Organization, et al. v. Mary Currier, et al.

(REVISED 03.21.2018) This lawsuit challenges Mississippi's attempt to end legal abortion in the state by attempting to shut down its one remaining abortion clinic. Mississippi passed a law in 2012 explicitly intended to shut down its [...]

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

In re Initiative Petition 395, State Question No. 761

This is a pre-election challenge to a blatantly unconstitutional ballot initiative proposed in Oklahoma that would define a fertilized egg as a "person," thereby banning abortion and most forms of contraception, as well as interfering [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions, Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care,United States,In the Courts,Case

Manuela v. El Salvador (Inter-American Court of Human Rights)

Criminalization of Reproductive Health Services Discriminates Against Women  (Updated 03.10.21) In March of 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights and partners presented oral arguments before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights asking that the Salvadoran State be held responsible for violating the human rights of Manuela, a Salvadoran [...]

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,Latin America & Caribbean, El Salvador,In the Courts,Case

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