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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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Georgia State Court Blocks Unconstitutional Six-Week Abortion Ban

11.15.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – The Superior Court of Fulton County today struck down Georgia’s ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, allowing health care providers in the state to once again provide essential abortion [...]

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Georgia Abortion Providers Urge Court to Block Six-Week Abortion Ban at Trial

10.25.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – This week, Georgia abortion providers and advocates went to trial, seeking to block the state’s ban on abortion after approximately six weeks of pregnancy. For more than three months, the ban [...]

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Center Argues to Protect Abortion Rights Under State Constitutions

Arguments scheduled in South Carolina and Georgia cases challenging abortion bans.

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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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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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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African Committee Recommends Tanzania Reform Policies That Barred Pregnant Girls from School

Ruling by ACERWC in case brought by the Center and its partner marks a victory for adolescent girls in Tanzania and beyond.

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ACERWC Recommends Tanzania Reform Education Policy That Violates Rights of Pregnant and Married Adolescent Girls

DAR-ES-SALAAM, Sept 18, 2022: Today, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC, also “the Committee”), found that the United Republic of Tanzania violated multiple human rights and gender [...]

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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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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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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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