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Appeals Court Strikes Down Mississippi 15-Week Abortion Ban

(PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s decision to strike down Mississippi’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The case was brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights [...]

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Medical Groups, Legal Experts, People Who Had Abortions, and Advocates Join Fight Against Louisiana’s Anti-Abortion Law

ABA, AMA and other diverse supporters unite to urge U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Louisiana law designed to shut down abortion clinics (PRESS RELEASE)—Yesterday, a coalition of leading voices in medicine, law, and public policy [...]

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Amicus Briefs Filed in Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

Hundreds of organizations and individuals urge Supreme Court to strike down Louisiana abortion restriction A collection of nearly 200 organizations and more than 700 individuals representing leading voices in medicine, law, and public policy, along [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Files Opening Brief in Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

Identical abortion issue decided by Supreme Court in 2016 (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed its opening brief before the United States Supreme Court in June Medical Services v. Gee—the first abortion rights [...]

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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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South Wind Women’s Center LLC, et al v. Hunter, et al

(REVISED 4.23.2020) This lawsuit challenges two medically unnecessary anti-abortion laws in Oklahoma, both of which have been limiting access to abortion care in the state. This is the sixth lawsuit the Center for Reproductive Rights has filed against Oklahoma in [...]

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New Abortion Lawsuit Seeks to Expand Access in Oklahoma

New case highlights telemedicine and advanced practice clinicians as avenues to increasing abortion access (PRESS RELEASE) — Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit challenging two anti-abortion laws in Oklahoma, both of which are medically [...]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Steps in to Block Abortion Ban After Rogue Ruling

Court issues order temporarily blocking a ban on the standard method of abortion after 14 weeks of pregnancy (Press Release) — Today, the Oklahoma Supreme Court granted an emergency request to block the state’s ban [...]

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Civil Rights Groups and the County of Santa Clara Urge Court to Block HHS Denial of Care Rule

Patients’ Lives at Risk if Trump Administration Rule Goes into Effect Nov. 22 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Lambda Legal, and the County [...]

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Court Blocks Oklahoma Law that Violates Doctors’ Free Speech

Court Blocks Oklahoma Law that Violates Doctors’ Free Speech Law would force physicians to tell patients that some abortions are “reversible” (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, a state district court judge ruled from the bench and temporarily blocked [...]

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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 for Reproductive Rights Sues Department of Health and Human Services for Failing to Comply with Freedom of Information Act Requests

(PRESS RELEASE) —Today, the Center for Reproductive Rightsfiled a complaint 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 [...]

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights files case of Manuela vs. El Salvador before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Bogotá, New York, San Salvador (PRESS RELEASE) -- The Center for Reproductive Rights and its local partner in El Salvador, Agrupación Ciudadana para la Despenalización del Aborto, celebrate the decision taken by the Inter-American Commission [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

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