Arguments scheduled in South Carolina and Georgia cases challenging abortion bans.
08.15.22 — (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Superior Court of Fulton County refused to block Georgia’s six-week abortion ban, allowing the state to continue criminalizing essential health care. The law bans abortion just two weeks after a person’s first missed period and before many people even know they are pregnant. The ruling comes after Georgia abortion providers […]
07.26.2022 — (PRESS RELEASE) Georgia abortion providers and advocates filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Fulton County today bringing a state constitutional challenge against H.B. 481, a law banning abortion at approximately six weeks of pregnancy — just two weeks after a person’s first missed period and before many people even know they […]
UPDATE: In a highly unorthodox move, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an immediate stay of a lower court’s injunction of Georgia’s six-week ban, rather than waiting the normal 28-day period for the official mandate to be issued. This means the state’s six-week ban takes effect today, pushing abortion out of reach for Georgians […]