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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 Secures Second Victory for Oklahoma Women’s Access to Abortion in Two Months

Center for Reproductive Rights Secures Second Victory for Oklahoma Women’s Access to Abortion in Two Months Oklahoma Supreme Court permanently blocks Texas-style clinic shutdown law, ruling comes less than six months after U.S. Supreme Court [...]

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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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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands vs. State of Alaska

(REVISED 8.25.2017) This case is a challenge to medically unnecessary Alaska restrictions, passed more than 40 years ago, that ban abortion in outpatient health centers after the first trimester of pregnancy. The restrictions force many women [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, ACLU File Challenges to Abortion Restrictions in Three States

Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, ACLU File Challenges to Abortion Restrictions in Three States Women’s health organizations take fight against unconstitutional measures to state, federal courts (PRESS RELEASE) Abortion rights groups today announced a [...]

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Amy Bryant, M.D., M.S.C.R., et al. vs. Jim Woodall, et al.

(REVISED 6.17.21) This case is a challenge to a North Carolina ban on abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy, which was recently amended to further restrict the already narrow health exception to extremely limited health [...]

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City of Baltimore and Center for Reproductive Rights Ask Appeals Court to Uphold Common Sense Regulation of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

City of Baltimore and Center for Reproductive Rights Ask Appeals Court to Uphold Common Sense Regulation of CPCs (PRESS RELEASE) Today the City of Baltimore, with its co-counsel the Center for Reproductive Rights, asked the [...]

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Texas Facing $4.5 Million Legal Bill in U.S. Supreme Court Fight Over Unconstitutional Clinic Shutdown Law

Texas Facing $4.5 Million Legal Bill in U.S. Supreme Court Fight Over Unconstitutional Clinic Shutdown Law Center for Reproductive Rights entitled to costs after high court strikes down sham abortion restrictions (PRESS RELEASE) The Center [...]

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Federal District Court Ends Legal Challenge to Unconstitutional Arizona Law Restricting Women’s Access to Medication Abortion, Ensuring Measure Will Never Take Effect

Federal District Court Ends Legal Challenge to Unconstitutional AZ Law Restricting Access to Medication Abortion (PRESS RELEASE)—A federal district court yesterday ended the legal challenge to an unconstitutional Arizona law which severely restricted a woman’s [...]

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Federal District Court Ends Legal Challenge to Unconstitutional Arizona Law Forcing Doctors to Lie to Women, Ensuring Law Will Never Take Effect

Federal District Court Ends Legal Challenge to Unconstitutional Arizona Law Forcing Doctors to Lie to Women Ruling comes less than two months after nation’s highest court issues historic ruling reaffirming a woman’s constitutional right to [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Calls on Texas to Abandon Latest Unconstitutional Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

Center Calls on Texas to Abandon Latest Unconstitutional Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion (MEDIA ADVISORY) The Center for Reproductive Rights has submitted comments to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) in response [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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