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

Abortion: The Body Politic

The Center’s Leah Hoctor, senior regional director for Europe at the Center for Reproductive Rights, discusses the U.S. regression on abortion rights and its global impact. Listen to the podcast here: Abortion: The Body Politic, Part 5, Next Question with Katie Couric, Apple Podcasts

Here Come the Lawyers: The fight over abortion has just begun.

New York Magazine profiles the fight against abortion bans by attorneys at the Center for Reproductive Rights. “There’s short-term goals and long-term goals,” senior staff attorney Jenny Ma says. “Every single day that someone gets abortion care, their lives are truly changed.” Read the article here: “Here Come the Lawyers: The fight over abortion has […]

Center CEO Calls on Biden Administration to Declare a Public Health Emergency for Abortion

Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, authored an op-ed for the Washington Post, titled “Biden must declare a public health emergency for abortion—immediately.” 

U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

Center professionals discuss the Court's ruling on broadcast media outlets.

We’re Not Going Back to the Time Before Roe. We’re Going Somewhere Worse.

The New Yorker’s Jia Tolentino explains how the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling taking away the right to abortion will result in an era not just of unsafe abortions but of the widespread criminalization of pregnancy. Read the article here: “We’re Not Going Back to the Time Before Roe. We’re Going Somewhere Worse,” The New Yorker, […]

Beyond Roe: The Fight For Our Future

Reprint of Ms. Magazine's "Beyond Roe" issue.

New Polling Shows Most Americans Don’t Want Roe Overturned

New polling shows the impact of the leaked draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization on public opinion and trust in the Court.

Leak of Draft Opinion Shows Supreme Court Overturning Roe

Several media sources reported on the  leak of a draft opinion written by Justice Alito in the Center’s Supreme Court case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The draft reveals the Court’s intention to overturn Roe v. Wade and take away the constitutional right to abortion.  Center president and CEO Nancy Northup was quoted by […]

Julie Rikelman Named To The Badass 50 List

InStyle named the Center’s Julie Rikelman, Senior Director of U.S. Litigation, to it’s Badass 50 list, which honors women who are making the world a better place. Rikelman earned the #2 spot for defending the right to abortion before the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. InStyle quoted Rikelman on the significance […]

Opinion: No, the Constitution is not ‘neutral’ on abortion

This opinion piece in The Washington Post counters claims made in the Supreme Court oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization by the Mississippi Solicitor General and echoed by Justice Brett Kavanaugh that the Constitution is “neutral” on abortion, as the Justice said. The piece states: “The fundamental flaw here is that the […]