Tag: abortion in mississippi

The Lawyer Who Defended Abortion Rights at SCOTUS Explains What It Was Like

Slate interviewed Julie Rikelman, Senior Director of U.S. Litigation for the Center, after she argued Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization before the Supreme Court on December 1. The case challenges the core holding of Roe v. Wade: that women have a right to terminate their pregnancy up to the point of viability.  Rikelman has […]

Abortion and Gender Equality: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

For almost five decades, the right to abortion has helped advance gender equality in the U.S. by allowing generations of women to pursue their personal, educational, and employment opportunities and life goals.

In Mississippi’s Effort to Take Away Abortion Rights, Disregard for Those Impacted

In its opening brief to defend a state abortion ban, Mississippi urges the U.S. Supreme Court to take away the constitutional right to abortion—and disregards those people who would be impacted by such a ruling.

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 abortions after 15 weeks. The case could undermine the constitutional right to abortion established in Roe v. Wade. “Alarm bells […]

Roe at Risk: U.S. Supreme Court to Review Mississippi’s Abortion Ban, a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade

The Center for Reproductive Rights will return to the United States Supreme Court next term to defend the right to abortion, a right recognized in Roe v. Wade.