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Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Heads to State Supreme Court

08.10.22 (PRESS RELEASE) — Florida health care providers today sought review in the Florida Supreme Court in their case challenging the state’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy (House Bill 5). The move [...]

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Lawsuit Updates: Working to Block State Abortion Bans

As states rush to enforce abortion bans, the Center and partners work to block them.

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Emergency Request Filed to Block Louisiana Trigger Bans

8.4.22 (PRESS STATEMENT) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, along with local counsel Ellie Schilling, filed an emergency writ to the Louisiana Supreme Court, asking the court to reinstate [...]

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Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order Securing Access to Reproductive and Other Healthcare Services

Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO at the Center for Reproductive Rights:  “Abortion services are now illegal in eight states, and the number of states enforcing radical bans and denying people life-saving care is [...]

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Kansans Reject Efforts to End State’s Constitutional Right to Abortion

In a victory for abortion rights, Kansans vote overwhelmingly to protect their right to abortion recognized by an earlier Kansas Supreme Court ruling.

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Kansans Reject Anti-Abortion Ballot Measure

08.02.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, in a historic landslide vote, Kansans rejected an anti-abortion ballot measure that would have eliminated the fundamental right to abortion under the state constitution. This is the first time abortion [...]

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En Honduras cada día la ley obliga a tres niñas violadas a ser madres

La prohibición absoluta del aborto es una violación a los derechos fundamentales de esas niñas.

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Biden-Harris Administration Issues Proposed Rule to Strengthen Nondiscrimination Protections in Health Care

07.26.2022 -- On Monday July 25th, the Biden-Harris administration issued a proposed rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which would restore and strengthen vital nondiscrimination protections in health care.  Section 1557 of [...]

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Georgia Doctors and Advocates File New Challenge to Six-Week Abortion Ban in State Court

07.26.2022 — (PRESS RELEASE) Georgia abortion providers and advocates filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Fulton County today bringing a state constitutional challenge against H.B. 481, a law banning abortion at approximately six [...]

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After Roe Fell: Abortion Laws by State

Find out where abortion is illegal in the U.S. now that Roe v. Wade is overturned.

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The Myth that America’s Abortion Laws Are More Permissive Than Europe’s

The Atlantic quoted Katherine Mayall, the Center’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, in an article combating the idea that America’s abortion laws are more permissive than Europe’s. Mayall said that in Europe, “in practice, if somebody [...]

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Comisión de la Verdad de Colombia reconoce las violencias reproductivas y recomienda no asperjar glifosato

(Comunicado de prensa) Por primera vez en la historia de las comisiones para el esclarecimiento de la verdad, se reconoce la ocurrencia de formas de violencia reproductiva. El informe de la Comisión de la Verdad [...]

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Louisiana State Abortion Ban, Allowing Abortion Clinics to Stay Open

The Center’s Senior Staff Attorney Jenny Ma was quoted in articles about a Louisiana ruling blocking enforcement of the state's "trigger" laws banning abortion, allowing abortion clinics to continue offering care while the case proceeds.  [...]

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