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Center Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona by Blocking a Civil War-Era Abortion Ban card link

Center Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona by Blocking a Civil War-Era Abortion Ban

Court asked to clarify state’s conflicting abortion laws that have forced providers to cease abortion services.

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Lawsuit Filed to Restore Abortion Access in Arizona

10.4.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, an Arizona physician and the Arizona Medical Association filed a lawsuit in state court, asking the court to allow abortion care to resume through 15 weeks of pregnancy. The lawsuit [...]

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100 Days Since Roe Fell

A Center infographic offers a quick snapshot of abortion in the U.S. 100 days after the Supreme Court revoked the constitutional right to abortion.

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Washington Post Op-ed Counters Claims that U.S. Abortion Restrictions Are Aligned with European Laws

Leah Hoctor, the Center's senior regional director for Europe, calls claims by Senator Lindsey Graham and others "simply untrue."

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Michigan 1800s-Era Abortion Ban Struck Down  

A “friend of the court” brief filed by the Center challenged Michigan's abortion ban enacted before women and Black, Indigenous and other people of color had the right to vote.

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While Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Rush to Enforce State Bans, U.S. Senator Proposes Nationwide Abortion Ban card link

While Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Rush to Enforce State Bans, U.S. Senator Proposes Nationwide Abortion Ban

The ban “exposes the pretext that reversing Roe v. Wade was about letting each state decide its own laws.” --Nancy Northup

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Federal Abortion Ban Proposed in Senate

09.14.2022 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Yesterday, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a nationwide ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Senator Graham has falsely claimed that the ban would put the U.S. in line with European countries. Statement [...]

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UN Body Urges U.S. to Ensure Abortion Access and Culturally Respectful Maternal Health Care in Efforts to Eliminate Racial Discrimination

Center joins delegation of Black and Indigenous leaders in Geneva, Switzerland to hold the U.S. accountable for human rights violations.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier card link

With its Regression on Abortion Rights, the U.S. is a Global Outlier

The United States is one of only four countries that has rolled back abortion rights since 1994.

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Abortion Is Now Illegal in 11 U.S. States

State bans have left millions without access to abortion care.

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Statement from Nancy Northup on the Biden-Harris Administration’s Announcement on Actions to Further Abortion Access

08.26.2022 — On Friday, August 26, the Biden-Harris administration announced further actions to implement President Biden’s Executive Orders on abortion access (EO 14076 and EO 14079). Statement from Nancy Northup, President & CEO of the [...]

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Working to Block State Abortion Bans: Post-Roe Court Battles Continue

As anti-abortion states in the U.S. rush to enforce abortion bans, the Center and partners work to preserve access to care.

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State Court Blocks North Dakota’s Trigger Ban

8/25/22 UPDATE: A state court in North Dakota has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the state’s trigger ban from taking effect while litigation proceeds. The ban was set to go into effect on August 26, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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