Amici are Human Rights Watch, Global Justice Center, and Amnesty International.
The brief details the impact that abortion bans and restrictions have globally on individuals’ health and, in particular, disadvantaged people living in poverty and minority populations. It explains how countries around the world allow abortion on broad grounds and that the right to abortion is protected under international law. Amici argue that the United States must comply with its obligations under international law.
This brief was one of over 50 amicus briefs filed supporting this Supreme Court case, which challenges Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. For more information on the case, go to Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.