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At Supreme Court, Center Attorney Defends Precedent, Roe, the Right to Liberty, and More card link

At Supreme Court, Center Attorney Defends Precedent, Roe, the Right to Liberty, and More

“Allowing a state to take control of a woman’s body . . . is a fundamental deprivation of her liberty.”—Julie Rikelman, Center for Reproductive Rights

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Inter-American Court of Human Rights Ruling Will Help Protect Women Seeking Reproductive Health Care, Including Abortion

Ruling in case brought by the Center and partners holds El Salvador responsible for the death of Manuela, a woman imprisoned after an obstetric emergency.

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El Salvador violated rights of woman who died in prison while serving 30-year abortion sentence, international court finds

A piece in the Washington Post highlights a recent victory for the Center for Reproductive Rights in the case of Manuela v. El Salvador. In the case, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that [...]

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Billie Jean King: My abortion story shows why the Supreme Court must save Roe v. Wade

In an op-ed for the Washington Post, global tennis superstar Billie Jean King tells the story of her own abortion in 1971 and underscores the importance of upholding Roe in order to ensure equality for [...]

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Pivotal Abortion Rights Case

12.1.21 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization—a case that will decide the fate of abortion rights in the U.S. In the case, the state of Mississippi is asking the Court to overturn Roe [...]

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Scores Rally as U.S. Supreme Court Hears Most Consequential Abortion Case in Generations

Thousands rally in support of abortion rights at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos condena a El Salvador y ordena reformas para que las mujeres no sean criminalizadas por acceder a salud reproductiva

1 de diciembre de 2021 — El Centro de Derechos Reproductivos y la Colectiva Feminista para el Desarrollo Local, con el acompañamiento de la Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, lograron que la Corte [...]

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Today! U.S. Supreme Court Hears Center’s Case Defending the Right to Abortion

Don’t miss as the Center presents its case against Mississippi’s unconstitutional abortion ban and fights to defend abortion rights. Get all the details here.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Orders El Salvador to Reform Policies That Criminalize Women for Accessing Reproductive Health Care

11.30.2021 – (PRESS STATEMENT) Today, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights announced a ruling in the case of Manuela v. El Salvador ordering the State of El Salvador to reform its legal and health care [...]

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Inside the Last Abortion Clinic in Mississippi

This New York Times piece profiles Jackson Women's Health Organizaton, the only abortion clinic left in Mississippi and the Center's client in its upcoming case at the U.S. Supreme Court. The case, Dobbs v. Jackson [...]

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White House’s National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality to Help Guide Domestic and Foreign Policy

Last month, the Biden-Harris Administration issued the first-ever U.S. government National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality (“the National Strategy”). This groundbreaking strategy, developed by the White House Gender Policy Council, will serve as a roadmap for a government-wide effort to advance gender equity and [...]

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Abortion and Liberty Rights: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

If the Supreme Court weakens the right to abortion, it will also undermine precedent that protects a broad range of liberty rights.

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The Disproportionate Harm of Abortion Bans: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Abortion bans like Mississippi's ban at issue in the Center's upcoming Supreme Court case exacerbate societal inequalities and disproportionately harm people of color and others who already face discriminatory obstacles to health care.

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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