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California District Court Joins other Federal Courts in Vacating the Trump Administration’s “Denial of Care” Rule in Full

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, a California federal judge became the third judge in the U.S. to strike down the Trump Administration’s Denial of Care rule in its entirety. U.S. District Judge William Alsup also upheld the [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Sues to Protect Free Speech of Oklahoma Physicians 

Oklahoma law forces physicians to lie to patients about abortion, violating medical ethics and free speech (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in Oklahoma state court on behalf of abortion providers [...]

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Lambda Legal, Center for Reproductive Rights and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule

Lambda Legal, CRR, and Americans United Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Lambda Legal, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State [...]

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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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Irish 4 Reproductive Health, et al. v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, et al.

(Revised 8.19.20) Citing flagrant defiance of federal law and the U.S. Constitution, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Americans United), and the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR), along [...]

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Helen Weems v State of Montana

(Revised 8.25.20) The Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana filed a lawsuit in State District Court in Lewis and Clark County, challenging a Montana law that restricts access to abortion care in [...]

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Medical Students for Choice vs. Wright

 The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a complaint today in federal court in the District Court of the District of Columbia challenging interim final rules released last week by the Trump administration that threaten to [...]

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Frederick W. Hopkins, M.D., M.P.H. v. Larry Jegley, et al.

(Revised 8.19.20) This case, filed on behalf of a woman’s health care provider in federal district court by the Center for Reproductive Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the ACLU of Arkansas, is [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Louisiana Facing $4.7 Million Legal Bill as State Continues to Defend Unconstitutional Clinic Shutdown Law

Louisiana Facing $4.7 Million Legal Bill as State Continues to Defend Unconstitutional Clinic Shutdown Law Center for Reproductive Rights entitled to legal fees after federal district court permanently blocks measure (PRESS RELEASE)  The Center for [...]

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New Report: 2016 a Pivotal Year for Women’s Reproductive Rights, with Many Battles Ahead

New Report: 2016 a Pivotal Year for Women’s Reproductive Rights, with Many Battles Ahead Supreme Court victory in Whole Woman’s Health highlight of a year marked by change and challenges. State politicians introduce more than [...]

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Federal Court Temporarily Halts Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions After Legal Challenge from Center for Reproductive Rights

Federal Court Temporarily Halts Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions After Legal Challenge from the Center (MEDIA ADVISORY) – A federal court judge today granted a request from the Center for Reproductive Rights to halt new regulations [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Sues Texas to Stop Latest Unconstitutional Abortion Restrictions

Center for Reproductive Rights Sues Texas to Stop Latest Unconstitutional Abortion Restrictions New litigation seeks to protect Texas women from regulations designed to cut off access to legal abortion and shame women. Filing comes less [...]

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Whole Woman’s Health v. Phillips

(REVISED 09.05.2019) The Center for Reproductive Rights filed litigation against the state of Texas in 2016 challenging unconstitutional new regulations that mandate the burial or cremation of embryonic and fetal tissue that results from abortions, miscarriages, or ectopic pregnancy [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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