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Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Case Challenging Roe v. Wade

This article in the New York Times discusses the Supreme Court's annuncement in a Center for Reproductive Rights case to hear Mississippi's appeal to a ircuit Court decision throwing out the state's law banning most [...]

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Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Ban Case Challenging Roe v. Wade

5.17.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted Mississippi’s request to review a case challenging the state’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. These kind of bans on abortion prior to [...]

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The Undue Burden Standard after June Medical Services v. Russo

This report by the Center for Reproductive Rights analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, a leading abortion case brought and won by the Center and decided in June 2020. The [...]

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June Medical Services v. Gee: Opinion by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Opinion by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in June Medical Services v. Gee (a.k.a. June Medical Services v. Russo), 09/26/18.

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Peru Apologizes to K.L.

18 years after K.L. was denied an abortion and forced to carry a nonviable pregnancy to term, Peru offers her an official apology. K.L. was 17 years old and 14 weeks pregnant when she found [...]

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Perú Reopens Criminal Investigation Into Mass Forced Sterilizations

Perú Reopens Criminal Investigation Into Mass Forced Sterilizations (PRESS RELEASE) The Peruvian government will reopen its criminal investigation into the forced sterilization of hundreds of thousands of women and men in the 1990s—according to a [...]

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Human Rights Organizations Condemn Perú for Ending Criminal Investigation into Mass Forced Sterilization

Human Rights Organizations Condemn Perú for Ending Criminal Investigation into Mass Forced Sterilization Center for Reproductive Rights calls out state for failing to comply with its obligations before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (PRESS [...]

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Perú Ends Criminal Investigation into Mass Forced Sterilizations

Perú Ends Criminal Investigation into Mass Forced Sterilizations Center for Reproductive Rights calls out state for failing to comply with its obligations before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (PRESS RELEASE) Peruvian prosecutors have closed [...]

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What’s at Stake

On December 1, 2021, the Center for Reproductive Rights will be arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court to defend the right to abortion as recognized in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. The case—Dobbs v. [...]

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At Supreme Court, Texas Scheme to Evade Review of Abortion Ban Raises Questions from Justices

The Center presents oral arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, its case against the Texas abortion ban.

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Case News

Catch up on the latest news and analysis about Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.

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Victory at the U.S. Supreme Court!

In June Medical Servces v. Russo, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana abortion restriction, following long-held legal standards protecting abortion rights and access.

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Human Rights Committee Calls Out Peru for Highly Restrictive Abortion Law

The UN Human Rights Committee recently criticized Peru for a wide range of reproductive rights violations, including highly restrictive abortion legislation and a high rate of maternal mortality. During its 107th session in March 2013, [...]

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Reproductive rights are human rights.

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