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In Ruling by Inter-American Court of Human Rights, New Legal Protections for Pregnant Women card link

In Ruling by Inter-American Court of Human Rights, New Legal Protections for Pregnant Women

In case involving the death of a pregnant woman in Argentina, Court requires states across Latin America to adopt policies to prevent obstetric violence.

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Florida Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to 15-Week Abortion Ban, Which Remains in Effect

01.23.2023 (PRESS RELEASE) — The Florida Supreme Court accepted a request by abortion providers today to hear arguments in their case against House Bill 5 (HB 5), a ban on abortion after 15 weeks of [...]

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South Carolina Supreme Court Affirms Abortion as a Protected Privacy Right Under the State’s Constitution

Court permanently blocks six-week abortion ban, calling it an “unreasonable restriction upon a woman's right to privacy.”

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South Carolina Supreme Court Permanently Blocks Six-Week Abortion Ban

01.05.2023 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the South Carolina Supreme Court permanently struck down Senate Bill 1 (S.B. 1), a law banning abortion after approximately six weeks of pregnancy. In a 3-2 decision, the high court [...]

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El Salvador debe acelerar implementación de la Sentencia de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos sobre emergencias obstétricas

Un año después de la sentencia en el caso de Manuela, no se identifican acciones definitivas del Estado para proteger a las mujeres y resguardar el secreto profesional médico. En El Salvador, entre los años [...]

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Texas Court Rejects Vigilante Lawsuit Against Doctor

Court rules a citizen not harmed can’t sue doctor who violated Texas’s S.B. 8 abortion ban.

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Texas Court Throws Out Case Against Doctor Who Violated Abortion Ban

12.08.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, a state court ruled that it would dismiss a lawsuit against Dr. Alan Braid, a Texas physician who provided an abortion to a woman in violation of the state’s ban [...]

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New Tool Tracks State Abortion Cases

12.05.22 (PRESS RELEASE) —Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law launched a new tool that tracks all abortion ban cases filed in state courts since the Supreme Court [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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State Court Abortion Litigation Tracker Launched by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Brennan Center for Justice card link

State Court Abortion Litigation Tracker Launched by the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Brennan Center for Justice

Tool aggregates litigation against abortion bans in state courts since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

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Kansas Telemedicine Ban Blocked, Allowing Expansion of Medication Abortion Services

The use of telemedicine is an important tool for increasing access to abortion care, especially in remote and underserved areas.

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Kansas Court Says Abortion Clinics Can Use Telemedicine 

11.23.22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, a Kansas state court blocked a 2011 law that prohibited doctors from providing medication abortion via telemedicine. The preliminary injunction was issued in a lawsuit filed by the Center for [...]

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Georgia Supreme Court Allows Six-Week Abortion Ban to Again Take Effect

11.23.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – The Georgia Supreme Court granted an emergency stay of a lower court’s injunction today, allowing a six-week abortion ban to take effect once again while the state’s appeal continues. The ban [...]

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Georgia Abortion Ban Struck Down, Allowing Abortion Care Beyond Six Weeks to Resume

In case brought by the Center and its partners, judge enjoins ban that was in effect since July.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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