Tag: Scotus Mississippi abortion case

Dakota Johnson and Center CEO Nancy Northup on the U.S. Abortion Crisis and What You Can Do

CNN interviewed Center president and CEO Nancy Northup and actress Dakota Johnson about the crisis of abortion rights and access in the US. When asked how everyday people can support abortion rights, Northup told CNN, “The vast majority of people in the United States support the right to abortion and it’s important that people make […]

Video Series: Your Questions, Asked and Answered

Question 4: Why is abortion essential and who would be most impacted if Roe v. Wade was overturned or dismantled?

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Mississippi Abortion Ban Case; Future of Roe v. Wade in Question

MSNBC and several other broadcast networks covered arguments at the Supreme Court in the  Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case. The Center’s Senior Director of U.S. Litigation, Julie Rikelman, interviewed by MSNBC after arguments, said, “I think we were able to make all the points we wanted to make, which was, of course, to […]

Today! U.S. Supreme Court Hears Center’s Case Defending the Right to Abortion

Don’t miss as the Center presents its case against Mississippi’s unconstitutional abortion ban and fights to defend abortion rights. Get all the details here.

The Disproportionate Harm of Abortion Bans: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Abortion bans like Mississippi's ban at issue in the Center's upcoming Supreme Court case exacerbate societal inequalities and disproportionately harm people of color and others who already face discriminatory obstacles to health care.

International Human Rights and Abortion: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

International and human rights organizations and legal experts weigh in to support the Center’s Supreme Court case challenging a Mississippi abortion ban.

Precedent and the Rule of Law: Spotlight on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

In upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case nearly 50 years of precedent hang in the balance.

Inside Mississippi’s Last Abortion Clinic–And the Biggest Fight for Abortion Rights in a Generation

Time Magazine’s cover story focused on the Center’s upcoming Supreme Court case and its client, Jackson Women’s Health Organization–the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. Shannon Brewer, the director of the clinic, was featured on the cover page. The Center will be arguing the case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, at the Supreme Court on December […]

‘Catastrophic implications’: UN health expert condemns US over threat to abortion rights

The Guardian reported on an amicus brief submitted by Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, the UN’s special rapporteur on the right to health, in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, an upcoming Supreme Court case reviewing Mississppi’s 15-week abortion ban in a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. The Center is representing Jackson Women’s Health Organization in […]

A 15-Week Abortion Ban Is a Coward’s Compromise

This article from Rewire News Group about the Center’s upcoming Supreme Court case on a Mississippi abortion ban explains that banning abortion after 15-weeks of pregnancy is not compromise, but “capitulation.” Upholding the ban would go against nearly 50 years of legal precedent and would overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. The […]