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Texas Supreme Court Decision Means Abortion Ban Challenge Will Be Thrown Out

03.11.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson – once the most promising lawsuit against Texas’ ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 8) – [...]

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Florida Bans Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy

03.03.22 (PRESS RELEASE)—Today, Florida’s state senate passed HB 5, an extreme law that bans abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, with no exceptions for rape or incest. The bill will now be sent to Governor [...]

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Florida State Court Indicates It Will Uphold Abortion Restriction That Forces Patients to Delay Care

03.23.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – A Florida state trial court indicated today that it will dismiss a challenge to an abortion restriction that will force patients to delay obtaining this time-sensitive care for at least 24 [...]

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Texas Abortion Ban Returns to Supreme Court

09.23.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, a broad coalition of Texas abortion providers—led by Whole Woman’s Health—along with abortion funds, doctors and other organizations, once again asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in a case challenging [...]

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Federal Court Strikes Down Tennessee’s Forced Waiting Period for Abortions

The law forced patients to delay their abortion for at least 48 hours after receiving state-mandated biased counseling Today, a federal district court struck down a Tennessee law that forced patients to wait at least [...]

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Gainesville Woman Care LLC d/b/a Bread and Roses Women’s Health Center, et al. v. State of Florida, et al.

(REVISED 9.21.2021) Florida passed a law in 2015 forcing a woman to wait a minimum of 24 hours and make at least one additional trip to her health care provider before receiving an abortion.  The [...]

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Florida Court Permanently Blocks Measure Forcing Women to Delay Health Care, Make Additional Trips When Seeking Safe, Legal Abortion

Florida Court Permanently Blocks Measure Forcing Women to Delay Health Care, Make Additional Trips When Seeking Abortion Measure blocked due to legal challenge from the Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU (PRESS RELEASE) A Florida state [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU Secure State Supreme Court Victory for Florida Women

Center for Reproductive Rights, ACLU Secure State Supreme Court Victory for Florida Women Florida Supreme Court continues to block measure forcing women to delay health care, make additional trips when seeking safe, legal abortion (PRESS [...]

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Florida Supreme Court Blocks Measure Forcing Women to Delay Health Care, Make Additional Trips When Seeking Safe, Legal Abortion

FL Supreme Court Blocks Measure Forcing Women to Delay Care, Make Additional Trips When Seeking Safe, Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) The Florida Supreme Court today blocked a 2015 measure which forces a woman to wait [...]

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Gainesville Woman Care LLC d/b/a Bread and Roses Women’s Health Center, et al. v. State of Florida, et al.: Plaintiffs-Petitioners’ Initial Brief on the Merits

The Plaintiffs-Petitioners' Initial Brief on the Merits filed with the Florida Supreme Court in Gainesville Woman Care LLC d/b/a Bread and Roses Women's Health Center, et al. v. State of Florida, et al.

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Federal Court Blocks Tennessee’s Clinic Shutdown Law

Federal Court Blocks Tennessee’s Clinic Shutdown Law Measure would have forced two more clinics in the state to close (PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court judge today blocked a Tennessee measure which forces reproductive health [...]

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Presidential Women’s Center v. Florida

Filing date: 06/28/1997 State: Florida Plaintiff(s): Presidential Women's Center Center Attorney(s): , Janet Crepps, Suzanne Novak Summary: In 2002, CRR joined this case as co-counsel on behalf of Florida abortion clinics and doctors challenging Florida's [...]

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Since its founding in 1992, the Center has shaped legal precedent on reproductive rights through victories in regional, federal and local courts around the world, as well at the United Nations, and has been involved [...]

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