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  • 04.13.20
    (REVISED 8.10.2020) This lawsuit was filed in response to Louisiana's attempt to close abortion clinics in the state, citing the COVID-19 pandemi
  • 10.10.17
     The Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a complaint today in federal court in the District Court of the District of Columbia challenging i
  • 06.27.17
    (REVISED 8.19.2020) The Center for Reproductive Rights filed a new lawsuit against the state of Louisiana’s clinic licensing law that h
  • 11.30.16
    (REVISED 8.25.2017) This case is a challenge to medically unnecessary Alaska restrictions, passed more than 40 years ago, that ban abortion in ou
  • 06.28.16
    On June 27, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a historic decision striking down a Texas law designed to shut down most of the state’s abortion clini
  • 09.25.15
    (REVISED 6.13.2017) This lawsuit challenged Oklahoma law S.B. 642, an omnibus measure that imposed various unnecessary restrictions and requirements
  • 06.04.15
    (REVISED 7.20.2018) This lawsuit challenged an Arizona state law, SB 1318 (originally scheduled to take effect on July 3, 2015), which would have
  • 01.05.15
    (REVISED 10.23.2019) This lawsuit challenged an Oklahoma law that would have required physicians providing medication abortions to use an obsolet
  • 01.05.15
    (REVISED 6.2.2016) Oklahoma passed a law in 2014 requiring that physicians providing abortions obtain admitting privileges at a hospital within thirt
  • 09.16.14
    In 2013, Kansas passed a law containing more than a dozen harmful measures, including redefining what constituted a medical emergency in a way that wo
  • 09.15.14
    (REVISED 6.2.2016) In 2013, North Dakota passed a blatantly unconstitutional ban on pre-viability abortion that would prohibit abortion as early as
  • 09.15.14
    (REVISED 6.2.2016) In 2013, Arkansas passed a blatantly unconstitutional ban on previability abortion. The law required that a doctor perform an ultra
  • 06.04.14
    This case challenged North Dakota Senate Bill 2305, which requires any physician providing abortions to obtain admitting privileges at a hospital wi
  • 04.28.14
    North Dakota passed a law in 2011 that would effectively ban all medication abortions in the state. Even if the law did not completely ban this type
  • 03.04.14
    (REVISED 5.24.2018) Arizona passed a law in 2012, and implementing regulations in 2014, whose confusing language appears to require physicians to of