Tag: Louisiana

Community Perspectives, Experiences, and Recommendations on Louisiana’s Abortion Bans

Released by Reproductive Health Impact, Lift Louisiana, and the Center for Reproductive Rights, this report draws from interviews with representatives from community-based organizations and Louisianans of reproductive age to demonstrate the harmful impact of Louisiana’s abortion bans. Its findings are meant to complement those in Criminalized Care. Read more about the reports here.

New “Criminalized Care” Report Shows How Louisiana’s Abortion Bans Endanger Patients and Clinicians  

Researchers document the stark reality of harm, erosion of medical trust, and human rights violations in Louisiana

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.

Criminalized Care: How Louisiana’s Abortion Bans Endanger Patients and Clinicians

Released March 2024 by Reproductive Health Impact, Lift Louisiana, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Physicians for Human Rights, this report documents the human rights impacts of Louisiana’s escalating attacks on reproductive rights and autonomy. Read more about the report here.

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 […]