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For the Fourth Time, U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Act on Texas’s Unconstitutional Abortion Ban card link

For the Fourth Time, U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Act on Texas’s Unconstitutional Abortion Ban

The Court refuses to take action to protect pregnant Texans against the state's blatantly unconstitutional abortion ban that has ended most abortion access in Texas.

Abortion, Legal Restrictions,United States,In the Courts,Story

Opinion: The handling of the Texas abortion case is an embarrassment for the federal judiciary

The Washington Post quoted Center senior counsel Marc Hearron in an opinion piece claiming that the recent rulings by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court in the Center’s case challenging [...]

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Center Panel to Discuss Global Impact of U.S. Abortion Regression

This virtual dialogue will convene international reproductive health, legal, human rights experts to examine the global implications of U.S. regression on abortion rights.

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Roe at 49: Will the U.S. Supreme Court Allow More States to Ban Abortion?

As the Court allows Texas to end most abortion access, almost half the U.S. states are ready to ban abortion if Roe is gutted.

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Supreme Court Lets Texas Abortion Ban Case Drag On

01.20.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – The U.S. Supreme Court denied a request today from abortion providers and funds to allow one of the challenges against S.B. 8 (Texas’ ban on abortion after approximately six weeks of [...]

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Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court card link

Pakistan’s Sindh Government Increases Access to Obstetric Fistula Repair Services to Comply with Orders by the High Court

Ruling in Sayed v. Sindh marks major progress in improving maternal health, especially for women living on low incomes.

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49th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Could be the Last

PRESS STATEMENT 01.20.2022 Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:  This Saturday, January 22, marks 49 years since the U.S. Supreme Court recognized the constitutional right to abortion in [...]

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Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Calls Attention to Potential Harms of Overturning Ruling

Ebony quoted Breana Lipscomb, the Center’s Senior Advisor for Maternal Health and Rights, on the harms Black women would face if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. If Roe falls, Lipscomb explains, “Pregnant Black [...]

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A Fourth Woman Is Released From El Salvador Prison

A fourth woman has been released from prison in El Salvador after being unjustly prosecuted under the country's strict abortion law.

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Texas Abortion Ban Case Faces More Delays

01.17.2022 (STATEMENT) – Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sent Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson – a case filed by abortion providers and funds challenging Texas’ six-week ban on abortion (S.B. 8) – to [...]

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Victory for Children’s Rights: Philippines Criminalizes Child Marriage

Law supported by the Center adds serious penalties to combat the harmful practice.

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Julie Rikelman Named To The Badass 50 List

InStyle named the Center’s Julie Rikelman, Senior Director of U.S. Litigation, to it’s Badass 50 list, which honors women who are making the world a better place. Rikelman earned the #2 spot for defending the [...]

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Appeals court sees little urgency in speeding up challenge to Texas abortion ban after contentious hearing

CNN reported on the "tense" hearing held January 7 in which the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals signaled that -- for now -- it was likely to keep the Texas abortion case out of [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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