Tag: 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 […]
This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Mississippi’s request to review an appellate court ruling that threw out the state’s law banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. In its opening brief filed July 22 in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the state of Mississippi not only asked the Court to uphold its […]
The Center for Reproductive Rights will defend the right to abortion at the U.S. Supreme Court this fall in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health.
In this New Yorker article, the author states with the Supreme Court’s decision to review a Mississippi abortion ban, the most pressing question now may be not whether Roe and Casey can survive, but how reproductive rights can be sustained without them. “The Unique Dangers of the Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear a Mississippi Abortion […]
The U.S. Supreme Court will review a Mississippi abortion ban in what is seen as a test case to weaken or overturn Roe v. Wade--despite almost 50 years of precedent. What would happen in U.S. states if the Supreme Court weakens or overturns Roe?
The Center’s President and CEO, Nancy Northup, is quoted in this NPR segment. Northup states, “The court cannot uphold this law in Mississippi without overturning Roe’s core holding, and that core holding – that every pregnant person has the right to decide whether to continue their pregnancy prior to viability – that has been reaffirmed […]
This article in the New York Times discusses the Supreme Court’s annuncement in a Center for Reproductive Rights case to hear Mississippi’s appeal to a ircuit Court decision throwing out the state’s law banning most abortions after 15 weeks. The case could undermine the constitutional right to abortion established in Roe v. Wade. “Alarm bells […]
Roe at Risk: U.S. Supreme Court to Review Mississippi’s Abortion Ban, a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade
The Center for Reproductive Rights will return to the United States Supreme Court next term to defend the right to abortion, a right recognized in Roe v. Wade.