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Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, et al. v. Wilson, et al.

Case Documents: South Carolina Six-Week Ban District Court Preliminary injunction SC 6-Week Abortion Ban Complaint Press Releases: Court Blocks South Carolina Abortion Ban as Litigation Continues Court Will Block South Carolina Abortion Ban One Day [...]

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Ruling’s Impact on the Undue Burden Standard

A new report issued by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2020 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought by the Center.

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COVID-19 Litigation

The Center for Reproductive Rights has been working to protect access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic. We've filed several lawsuits challenging state orders to limit abortion access and have developed numerous resources addressing [...]

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South Wind Women’s Center, et al v. Stitt, et al

(REVISED 8.10.2020) This lawsuit challenges an Oklahoma order effectively banning abortion care in the state. The March 24 order, issued by Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, requires all “elective” [...]

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Planned Parenthood Center for Choice, et al. v. Abbott, et al.

(REVISED 4.22.2020) This litigation challenges actions taken by Governor Greg Abbott and other state officials to ensure that patients can continue to access essential, time-sensitive abortion services during the COVID-19 pandemic. While doctors and nurses in his state [...]

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June Medical Services, LLC, v. Russo

In this major 2020 U.S. Supreme Court abortion case, the Court strikes down a Louisiana abortion restriction and affirms the strong legal standard used by courts for decades to determine the constitutionality of abortion laws.

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South Wind Women’s Center LLC, et al v. Hunter, et al

(REVISED 4.23.2020) This lawsuit challenges two medically unnecessary anti-abortion laws in Oklahoma, both of which have been limiting access to abortion care in the state. This is the sixth lawsuit the Center for Reproductive Rights has filed against Oklahoma in [...]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

(REVISED 4.24.2020) This lawsuit was filed against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for failing to produce records related to the Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) operations and enforcement of civil rights laws. [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Tulsa Women’s Reproductive Clinc, LLC, et al v. Hunter, et al

(REVISED 4.23.2020) This lawsuit challenges an Oklahoma law forcing doctors to tell patients that medication abortion (abortion by pills) can be "reversed"—a false claim unsupported by scientific evidence. This false information must be relayed to the [...]

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Planned Parenthood Arizona, et al. v. Brnovich, et al.

This federal lawsuit challenges three Arizona TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Provider) laws that prevent and delay many women from accessing abortion. The lawsuit was filed on April 11, 2019. Arizona’s extreme, medically unnecessary TRAP laws [...]

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County of Santa Clara v. HHS

(Revised 8.19.20) This lawsuit challenges the "Denial of Care" rule issued earlier this month by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The lawsuit was filed on May 28, 2019 in the U.S. District Court [...]

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SisterSong v. Kemp

(Revised 8.19.20) This lawsuit challenges Georgia’s latest legislative effort to ban abortion which was set to take effect on January 1, 2020. House Bill 481 would ban abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy, before many [...]

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Maine Family Planning v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

(REVISED 8.20.2020) Just days after the Trump Administration published its Domestic Gag Rule, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a case on behalf of Maine Family Planning (MFP)--the largest reproductive health care organization in the state and its sole [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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