Tag: six-week ban

Florida Supreme Court Allows State to Ban Abortion, But Sends Measure to Protect Abortion Rights to the Voters in November 

In upholding a 15-week abortion ban, the court cleared the way for a six-week abortion ban to take effect.

Abortion Providers File New Case Challenging South Carolina Abortion Ban

09.14.23 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, Greenville Women’s Clinic, and two physicians filed a new legal challenge asking the South Carolina Supreme Court to resolve ambiguity raised in its decision to uphold a ban on abortion that has forced providers to stop providing abortion care after approximately six weeks of pregnancy. Please find […]

Abortion Providers File for Rehearing In S.C. Abortion Ban Case

08.24.23 (PRESS RELEASE) — Today, Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, the Greenville Women’s Clinic, and two physician plaintiffs filed a request for rehearing on yesterday’s South Carolina Supreme Court decision, which upheld a ban on abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy. The ruling represents a departure from the Court’s January opinion, which found that a […]

BREAKING: South Carolina Supreme Court Allows Six-Week Abortion Ban to Go Into Effect

08.23.23 (PRESS RELEASE) — Today, the South Carolina Supreme Court upheld the state’s newly enacted ban on abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy (Senate Bill 474). The law, which had been blocked since May 26, is nearly identical to a six-week ban permanently struck down by this Court in January of this year. After […]

Center Argues to Protect Abortion Rights Under State Constitutions

Arguments scheduled in South Carolina and Georgia cases challenging abortion bans.

Georgia Six-Week Abortion Ban to Take Effect

UPDATE: In a highly unorthodox move, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an immediate stay of a lower court’s injunction of Georgia’s six-week ban, rather than waiting the normal 28-day period for the official mandate to be issued. This means the state’s six-week ban takes effect today, pushing abortion out of reach for Georgians […]

Tennessee Six-Week Abortion Ban Takes Effect

06.28.2022 (PRESS RELEASE) – Today, Tennessee’s ban on abortion after approximately six weeks into pregnancy took effect, prohibiting abortion in the state before many people even know they are pregnant. In today’s order, the Sixth Circuit vacated an injunction blocking the law – granted nearly two years ago in a case filed by abortion providers […]

Vigilante Abortion Ban Takes Effect in Oklahoma

05.03.2022 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma Supreme Court declined to immediately block a citizen-enforced ban on abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 1503). The Oklahoma state legislature passed the ban on April 28 with anti-abortion lawmakers forestalling any debate or questions. The Court issued its ruling shortly before Gov. Kevin Stitt signed […]