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U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Takes Away Right to Abortion

06.24.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the landmark 1973 abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade, ruling that people in the U.S. no longer have a constitutional right to abortion. In its ruling, [...]

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El Tribunal Supremo de EE.UU. anula el caso Roe contra Wade y elimina el derecho al aborto

24.06.22 (COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) - Hoy, la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. revocó la histórica decisión sobre el derecho al aborto Roe v. Wade, de 1973, dictaminando que las personas ya no tienen un derecho constitucional [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Takes Away the Right to Abortion

Court overturns Roe v. Wade, abandoning decades of precedent and paving the way for states to ban abortion.

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Statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

“The Court’s opinion delivers a wrecking ball to the constitutional right to abortion, destroying the protections of Roe v. Wade, and utterly disregarding the one in four women in America who make the decision to [...]

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The Coming War On Abortion Drugs

The Huffington Post quoted Elisabeth Smith, the Center’s director of state policy and advocacy, in an article about potential legal restrictions on medication abortion. Smith stated, “It’s critical to remember that medication abortion is incredibly [...]

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Statement on the Needs of Women and Girl Refugees in Europe

The Center urges the European and international communities to guarantee the SRHR of all refugees and asylum seekers in Europe.

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Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Center condemns the continued use of sexual violence as a tactic of war in many contexts around the world.

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Lawsuit to Block Florida’s Abortion Ban is Based on State’s Constitutional Protections

Florida’s supreme court has repeatedly affirmed that the state constitution's right to privacy includes abortion.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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European Parliament Calls on U.S. to Protect Abortion Rights

Resolution expresses grave concern about the consequences to women’s rights if the U.S. Supreme Court were to revoke the constitutional right to abortion.

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The European Parliament Expresses Concern About Backsliding on Reproductive Rights in the United States

06.09.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) -- In a resolution on global threats to abortion rights adopted today by a large majority, the European Parliament expressed serious concern about the potential eradication of constitutional rights protection for abortion [...]

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Life After Roe

The Skimm This podcast interviewed Center president and CEO Nancy Northup about what to expect if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Northup stated, “There is going to be an immediate crisis in abortion [...]

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How U.S. States Can Protect Abortion Rights

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to overturn the right to abortion, state abortion protections matter more than ever.

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Answers to Common Questions About Abortion Access

With the Supreme Court considering overturning or weakening Roe v. Wade before the end of its 2022 session, The New York Times published an article that answers common questions about abortion access. The Center’s research [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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