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If the U.S. Supreme Court takes away the constitutional right to abortion, here are the states poised to ban it.
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What you need to know and why it matters to abortion rights.
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 […]
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 […]
“Allowing a state to take control of a woman’s body . . . is a fundamental deprivation of her liberty.”—Julie Rikelman, Center for Reproductive Rights
Thousands rally in support of abortion rights at the U.S. Supreme Court.
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.
If the Supreme Court weakens the right to abortion, it will also undermine precedent that protects a broad range of liberty rights.
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 […]