Tag: SB 8

Center Continues Fight Against Anti-Abortion Extremists

Extremists’ latest tactic: Intimidating pregnant people traveling out of state for abortion care.

Texas Court Throws Out Case Against Doctor Who Violated Abortion Ban

Media coverage on a Texas state court ruling dismissing a lawsuit against a Texas physician who violated the state’s vigilante abortion ban (S.B. 8).

The Top Target of Texas’ Abortion Bounty Law Isn’t Backing Down

Nancy Northup, the Center's President and CEO, was interviewed for this Rolling Stone article.

Doctors’ worst fears about the Texas abortion law are coming true

This NPR feature highlights the harm being caused by Texas’s extreme abortion ban, which has been in effect for six months. The law, S.B. 8, bans abortion at approximately six weeks of pregnancy and has been allowed by the U.S. Supreme Court to stay in effect. Molly Duane, staff attorney at the Center for Reproductive […]

Supreme Court Lets Texas Abortion Ban Case Drag On

01.20.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – The U.S. Supreme Court denied a request today from abortion providers and funds to allow one of the challenges against S.B. 8 (Texas’ ban on abortion after approximately six weeks of pregnancy) to finally proceed in district court after months of delay since the law took effect on September 1. Earlier […]

Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson: Fifth Circuit Ruling

On January 17, 2022, the Fifth Circuit ruled in favor of Texas and sent the case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, to the Texas Supreme Court. The ruling is inconsistent with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in December 2021 and will further delay the case challenging the Texas ban, which has ended most abortion access in the […]

Marc Hearron, attorney for abortion providers, has deep Texas ties.

This piece in The New York Times provides an introduction of Marc Hearron, Senior Counsel at the Center, who is arguing the Center’s case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, before the U.S. Supreme Court on November 1. “This law has now been in effect for two months, denying people across Texas the right to exercise […]

Texas Abortion Ban Blocked

Federal district court temporarily blocks ban in DOJ lawsuit, accusing Texas of pursuing "an unprecedented and aggressive scheme to deprive its citizens of a significant and well-established constitutional right."

Center Files Lawsuit Defending Doctor Who Violated Texas Abortion Ban

The lawsuit defending the physician also asks the district court to declare the Texas law, known as S.B. 8, unconstitutional. The ban has ended almost all abortion access in Texas since it took effect on September 1.

Braid v. Stilley: Complaint for Interpleader and Declaratory Judgment

Braid v. Stilley: Complaint for Interpleader and Declaratory Judgment, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, 10.05.21