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State Judge Announces Intention to Permanently Strike North Dakota’s Restrictions on Medication Abortion as Unconstitutional

State Judge Announces Intention to Permanently Strike North Dakota’s Restrictions on Medication Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) At the conclusion of a three-day trial, District Court Judge Wickham Corwin announced today that he plans to issue a [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights and ACLU File Lawsuit to Block Extreme and Unconstitutional Abortion Ban in Arkansas

Center and ACLU File Lawsuit to Block Extreme Abortion Ban in Arkansas (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights, American Civil Liberties Union, and ACLU of Arkansas filed a legal challenge today against Arkansas's unconstitutional [...]

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Deborah Hughes & Cristen Hemmins v. Delbert Hosemann, Secretary of State of Mississippi

Filing date: 07/06/2010 State: Mississippi, USA Plaintiff(s): Deborah Hughes &, Cristen Hemmins Center Attorney(s): Suzanne Novak Co-Counsel/Cooperating Attorneys: Robert McDuff, Cliff Johnson, Eve Gartner (PPFA), Alexa Kolbi-Molinas (ACLU), Bear Atwood (ACLU of MS) Description: This [...]

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Victor Fisher, Anne Harrison, Mark A. Sandberg v. Craig Campbell

This case, known as the Alaska Personhood Initiative, is a pre-election challenge to the Alaska Lieutenant Governor's certification of a measure seeking to extend legal rights from the moment of conception.  Case filed:  11/23/2009 State:  [...]

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Presidential Women’s Center v. Florida

Filing date: 06/28/1997 State: Florida Plaintiff(s): Presidential Women's Center Center Attorney(s): , Janet Crepps, Suzanne Novak Summary: In 2002, CRR joined this case as co-counsel on behalf of Florida abortion clinics and doctors challenging Florida's [...]

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Court Rejects Use of European Human Rights Law to Establish Fetal Rights

In July 2004, in a case that could have undermined abortion rights across Europe, today the European Court of Human Rights refused to treat a fetus as a person under the European Convention for the [...]

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Florida Court Refuses to Appoint Guardian for a Fetus

Decision Marks a Victory for the Health and Rights of Pregnant Women Daytona Beach, FL The American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Florida NOW applauded today’s decision by a Florida court [...]

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North Dakota Supreme Court Throws out Abortion-Breast Cancer Lawsuit Against Clinic

Today, the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled that an anti-choice protestor had no right to use a false advertising law to harass the state's sole abortion clinic. The decision maintains a lower court ruling that [...]

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