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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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Center Files Emergency Motion with the U.S. Supreme Court to Block Louisiana Law

Update: The United States Supreme Court issued a temporary administrative stay on February 1, preventing the admitting privileges law from going into effect today, February 4. The Court now has until Thursday, February 7 to respond [...]

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Protect, Defend, Extend: State of the States 2018

Protect, Defend, Extend: State of the States 2018 In 2018, state legislatures continued their unrelenting attack on abortion access—our report examines those tactics, as well as how advocates are fighting back Opponents of abortion rights [...]

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Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Decision allows challenge by Virginia health care providers to move forward (PRESS RELEASE) A Virginia federal court today rejected the Commonwealth’s efforts to shut [...]

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Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Lawsuit brought by health care providers challenges abortion restrictions in the Commonwealth of Virginia — some of which have been on the books for [...]

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State Court Temporarily Blocks Montana Law Prohibiting Advance Practice Registered Nurses From Providing Abortion Services

State Court Temporarily Blocks Montana Law Prohibiting APRNs From Providing Abortion Servic (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the State District Court in Lewis and Clark County temporarily blocked a law prohibiting advance practice registered nurses (APRNs) from [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Dozens of Abortion Restrictions in Mississippi

Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Dozens of Abortion Restrictions in Mississippi Challenge builds on and expands Center for Reproductive Rights’ recent lawsuit against state’s unconstitutional 15-week abortion ban (PRESS RELEASE)  The Center for [...]

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Federal District Court Temporarily Blocks Mississippi’s Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban in Response to Center for Reproductive Rights Challenge

Federal District Court Temporarily Blocks Mississippi’s Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban in Response to Center (MEDIA ADVISORY) Today, a federal judge in Mississippi issued a temporary restraining order blocking the state’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after 15 [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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Center for Reproductive Rights Files New Lawsuit Challenging Mississippi’s Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban

Center for Reproductive Rights Files New Lawsuit Challenging Mississippi’s Unconstitutional 15-Week Ban (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after 15 weeks. The lawsuit comes [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU of Montana File Lawsuit Challenging Law That Prohibits Qualified Clinicians from Providing Abortions

Center and ACLU of Montana File Lawsuit Challenging Law That Prohibits Clinicians from Providing Abortions (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana filed a lawsuit today in [...]

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Federal District Court Continues to Block Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions

Federal District Court Continues to Block Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions (PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court today blocked a Texas measure requiring health care providers to bury or cremate embryonic or fetal tissue from abortions, miscarriage or [...]

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Federal Court Rejects Bid to Halt Center for Reproductive Rights Lawsuit Against Louisiana Abortion Restrictions

Federal Court Rejects Bid to Halt Center for Reproductive Rights Lawsuit Against Louisiana Abortion Restrictions (PRESS RELEASE) – A Louisiana federal court today rejected in large part the state’s efforts to shut down litigation brought [...]

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls for Better Access to Reproductive Health Services

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Calls for Better Access to Reproductive Health Services (PRESS RELEASE) The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)—the principal human rights body for the Americas—released a statement that underscores how laws [...]

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