Tag: Recent News on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health

The Fate of Roe v. Wade May Rest on This Woman’s Shoulders

This piece in Time Magazine profiles the Center’s Julie Rikelman, head of U.S. litigation, who will appear before the Supreme Court on December 1 to present arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Rikelman, who argued and won the Center’s June Medical Services v. Russo case in 2020, this time will argue against another […]

Supreme Court’s New Term Could See Landmark Rulings on Abortion, Guns, and Vouchers

This term, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, a case in which the Center is challenging a Mississippi law that bans abortion at 15 weeks of pregnancy. In an article on the term, CNN quoted the Center’s Senior Director of U.S. Litigation, Julie Rikelman, who said, “Unless the […]

Inside Mississippi’s Last Abortion Clinic as Supreme Court Battle Looms

ABC News traveled to Jackson, Mississippi to see what the battle for abortion access looked like on the ground at the state’s last remaining clinic. The Center is representing the clinic, as known as the Pink House, in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case challenging a Mississippi law that bans abortion at 15 weeks […]

A Visit to the Mississippi Clinic at the Center of the Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

Ms. Magazine spoke with Shannon Brewer, the director of Jackson Women’s Health, about what it’s like being the only abortion clinic in Mississippi. Brewer explained that the harassment is so bad that, “We cannot have a local doctor here [at the clinic]; the antis [abortion protestors] will not allow that. No, ma’am.”  The Center is […]

These People Are Telling Their Abortion Stories As The Supreme Court Prepares To Hear Its Biggest Reproductive Rights Case In Decades

Buzzfeed News reported on an amicus brief in the Center’s upcoming case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Submitted by abortion advocates, the brief contains the signatures of over 6,600 people who have benefited from abortion care, and also, many of their stories. “I gave myself the gift of my future, is how I think […]

Supreme Court Urged to Reject Mississippi’s Attack on Roe v. Wade

Multiple sources reported on the Center’s response brief—filed today—in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case that challenges Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. ABC News quoted Nancy Northup, the President and CEO of the Center, which is representing Jackson Women’s Health, saying, “While Texas is circumventing Roe and the Constitution, Mississippi is openly asking the court to overturn Roe.”  Northup […]

Mississippi abortion clinic asks Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade

The Center is representing Mississippi’s only abortion clinic in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, in which the Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of pre-viability abortion bans. CNN quoted Center lawyer Julie Rikelman from the Center’s brief  saying, “The right to decide whether to continue a pregnancy is grounded in the Fourteenth Amendment’s protection […]

Mississippi Explains All on Abortion

In her opinion piece for the New York Times, Linda Greenhouse argues that Mississippi’s brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is not about persuading the justices to uphold Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban and overturn Roe v. Wade. Instead, Greenfield suggests that Mississippi’s Attorney General, Lynn Fitch, is informing the public of her politics […]

The Mississippi clinic at the center of the fight to end abortion in America

This article in the Washington Post profiles Jackson Women’s Health Organization–the only remaining clinic in Mississippi known as the “pink house.” The clinic is the Center’s client in the upcoming Supreme Court case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This article draws attention to the people most impacted and emphasizes the disproportionate impact on low-income […]

Mississippi Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, was quoted in several publications in reaction to the state of Mississippi’s opening brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization filed on July 22. In the brief, Mississippi asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Roe and Casey decisions and uphold the […]