Tag: Louisiana abortion law

New Research Report Documents How Louisiana’s Abortion Bans Harm Patients and Clinicians

Fact-finding report by the Center and its partners finds that criminalizing abortion care violates medical ethics, public health standards, and human rights—and undermines maternal health.

Legal Retrogression and the Harms of Louisiana’s Near Total Abortion Bans: A Report to the Human Rights Committee 139 Session, United States

This human rights “shadow report,” jointly submitted by four organizations to the UN Human Rights Committee, represents early findings from fact-finding research underway in the southern U.S. state of Louisiana, where abortion is prohibited at all stages of pregnancy with few exceptions. The documented experiences of health care providers, patients, and community-based organizations capture the […]

Medical Groups, Legal Experts, People Who Had Abortions, and Advocates Join Fight Against Louisiana’s Anti-Abortion Law

ABA, AMA and other diverse supporters unite to urge U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Louisiana law designed to shut down abortion clinics (PRESS RELEASE)—Yesterday, a coalition of leading voices in medicine, law, and public policy joined with abortion patients and advocates to submit 27 amicus briefs to the Supreme Court in opposition to a law that […]