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Kansas Ban on Standard Abortion Method Struck Down as Unconstitutional

04.07.21 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, a Kansas state court permanently blocked the state’s ban on the standard method of abortion after approximately 14 to 15 weeks of pregnancy, a procedure known as D&E. The ruling comes after the Kansas Supreme Court recognized for the first time in 2019 that Kansans have [...]

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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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Kansas judge overturns ban on some abortions, citing state Supreme Court ruling

This Kansas City Star article quotes the Center’s Nancy Northup, president and CEO, about a recent Court victory that threw out a law banning a standard abortion method: “Today’s decision reaffirms that ruling and ensures [...]

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Kansas Court Strikes Down Abortion Method Ban, Reaffirming Right to Abortion Under State Constitution

The Kansas state constitution’s protection of abortion rights was reaffirmed last week when a state court permanently blocked a ban on a standard method of abortion. The ruling came in a case brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights on behalf of a Kansas OB/GYN and her medical practice.

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Texas Ban on Standard Abortion Procedure Struck Down by Federal Appeals Court

Fifth Circuit says a law prohibiting Texas doctors from using the standard abortion procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy is unconstitutional In a victory for Texans, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals today struck [...]

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Appeals Court Allows Abortion Care to Continue in Oklahoma During COVID-19 Pandemic

Appeals Court upholds lower court ruling to block COVID-19 abortion ban in case filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood Federation of America Today, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals let stand [...]

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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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Abortion Case Heads to Oklahoma Supreme Court

Center for Reproductive Rights appeals recent court decisions that could devastate abortion access in Oklahoma. (Press Release) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed an appeal with the Oklahoma Supreme Court, asking it to block [...]

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Kansas Supreme Court Says State Constitution Protects Abortion

Kansas Supreme Court Says State Constitution Protects Abortion The Kansas Supreme Court has issued a landmark ruling, affirming that the state’s constitution protects Kansas women’s right to safe and legal abortion. The Kansas Supreme Court [...]

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Kansas Supreme Court Says State Constitution Protects the Right to Abortion

State’s highest court strikes down abortion ban in landmark ruling In a groundbreaking ruling, the Kansas Supreme Court today acknowledged for the first time that Kansas women have a right to safe and legal abortion under the state [...]

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Rogue Oklahoma Court Upholds Ban on Standard Abortion Method

Oklahoma facing abortion access crisis as it becomes first state to uphold law that would ban standard abortion method Today, an Oklahoma state court became the first in the nation to uphold a law making [...]

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Oklahoma Court Goes Rogue, Upholds Abortion Ban

Judge says doctors can no longer use a safe and standard abortion method (Press Release) Today, the Oklahoma district court became the first court in the country to uphold a ban on the standard method [...]

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Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court

Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court Fifth Circuit now reviewing law that would force Texas doctors to perform higher-risk procedures that go against their best medical [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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