Tag: supreme court

Which U.S. states are poised to ban abortion?

If the U.S. Supreme Court takes away the constitutional right to abortion, here are the states poised to ban it.

Bans Off Our Bodies: Rally for Abortion Rights on May 14

Join rallies across the country this Saturday to protect abortion rights and access!

The Historic Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

What you need to know and why it matters to abortion rights.

Justice Breyer to Retire this Term

PRESS STATEMENT1/26/22 Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights: Today, it was reported that Justice Stephen Breyer, the author of some of the most important abortion cases in recent history, will retire at the end of this term. During his nearly twenty-eight years on the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice […]

Supreme Court Decision: Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson

On December 10, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson. In a 5-4 decision, the Court refused to block Texas’s unconstitutional abortion ban and vigilante scheme.The law, S.B. 8, bans abortion care after approximately six weeks of pregnancy, and was designed by lawmakers to evade judicial review. Read […]

At Supreme Court, Center Attorney Defends Precedent, Roe, the Right to Liberty, and More

“Allowing a state to take control of a woman’s body . . . is a fundamental deprivation of her liberty.”—Julie Rikelman, Center for Reproductive Rights

Scores Rally as U.S. Supreme Court Hears Most Consequential Abortion Case in Generations

Thousands rally in support of abortion rights at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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.

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

If the Supreme Court weakens the right to abortion, it will also undermine precedent that protects a broad range of liberty rights.

Case Timeline: Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson

May 19: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8 into law.   July 13: Plaintiffs filed the case in federal district court.   August 4-5: The defendants filed motions to dismiss, asking the district court to end the case. August 12: The federal district court judge scheduled a preliminary injunction hearing for August 30 to determine […]