Center President and CEO Nancy Northup headlines “An Emergency Moment: The Center Defends Abortion Rights Before the Supreme Court."
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Both The Washington Post and The New York Times reported on the Center’s second appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to stop Texas’s extreme abortion ban. Both quoted from the filing that claimed since the law went into effect, “Texans are in crisis.” The Washington Post: Abortion providers ask Supreme Court to step in quickly to review […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
NBC News covers the Center-litigated June Medical Services v. Russo case at the Supreme Court, with a quote from the Center’s President and CEO Nancy Northup.
On Wednesday, March 4, the Center for Reproductive Rights will present arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in June Medical Services v. Russo (formerly June Medical Services v. Gee)—a case that could shape the future of abortion rights across the country. Please join us and thousands of our allies for a rally at the U.S. Supreme Court to show your support for abortion access! We must make our voices heard […]