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Center for Reproductive Rights Files Response to Mississippi’s Request that Supreme Court Overturn Roe v. Wade

09.13.2021 (PRESS STATEMENT) — Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed its response brief in the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The case challenges a Mississippi ban on abortion after 15 [...]

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Appeals Court Blocks Tennessee Abortion Bans

09.10.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit blocked a Tennessee ban on abortion starting at approximately six weeks into pregnancy. The court also blocked a ban on abortion [...]

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Lawsuit Filed to Block Oklahoma’s New Abortion Bans and Restrictions

09.02.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, five unconstitutional abortion restrictions passed by Oklahoma lawmakers earlier this year were challenged in state court, including bans on abortion. The lawsuit was filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights, [...]

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Supreme Court Ruling Ends Most Abortion in Texas

09.02.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Late last night, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an emergency request to block Texas’ radical new abortion ban (S.B. 8), which took effect yesterday, September 1, and forced almost all abortion in Texas to [...]

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Abortion Stops in Texas After Supreme Court Inaction

09.01.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Texas’ radical new abortion ban (S.B. 8) took effect, forcing almost all abortion in Texas to come to an abrupt stop. On Monday, a coalition of abortion providers and advocates filed an emergency [...]

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BREAKING: Fate of Texas Abortion Ban is with the Supreme Court

08.30.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, the Lawyering Project, the ACLU, the ACLU of Texas, and Morrison & Foerster LLP filed an emergency request with the U.S. Supreme Court [...]

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Court Allows Texas to Ban Standard Abortion Procedure, Defying Long-Established Precedent

08.18.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals became the first federal court in the U.S. to uphold a ban on the standard method of abortion after approximately 15 weeks of pregnancy, [...]

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Medical Experts and Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit to Block New Arizona Abortion Ban

08.17.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, two Arizona physicians, the Arizona Medical Association, National Council of Jewish Women Arizona, and the Arizona National Organization of Women filed a lawsuit challenging two abortion restrictions passed in Arizona [...]

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Appeals Court Upholds ‘Highly Insulting and Paternalistic’ Tennessee Abortion Law

08.05.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a district court decision striking down a 48-hour mandatory waiting period for abortion in Tennessee. The Sixth Circuit had allowed the law to take effect in April 2021 on [...]

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Chile Accepts Responsibility Before the IACHR for Forced Sterilization and Will Take Measures to End the Practice

August 3, 2021, Santiago and Bogotá –In a case before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), the government of Chile has agreed to provide reparations to a woman forcibly sterilized in a Chilean hospital [...]

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Chile acepta responsabilidad ante la CIDH por esterilización forzada y tomará medidas de no repetición

3 de agosto de 2021, Santiago y Bogotá — En un caso ante la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), el gobierno de Chile ha acordado proporcionar reparaciones a una mujer esterilizada a la fuerza [...]

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Press Statement: Mississippi Asks Supreme Court to Overturn Roe

07.22.21—Today, the state of Mississippi filed its opening brief in the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The case—brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights—challenges the state’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after [...]

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Lawsuit Filed to Stop Texas’ Radical New Abortion Ban

07.13.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Texas abortion providers—led by Whole Woman’s Health—along with several abortion funds, practical support networks, doctors, health center  staff, and clergy members filed a lawsuit to block a radical new Texas [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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