Tag: Texas

Supreme Court Will Hear Texas Abortion Ban Cases

10.22.2021 – (PRESS RELEASE) Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear two cases challenging Texas’ ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy (S.B. 8). The court declined to rule on a request to block the ban until it hears the cases on November 1. Since Sept. 1, when the ban took effect […]

Request for Immediate Dismissal of Complaint Against Dr. Alan Braid Regarding Texas S.B. 8

The Center submitted a demand letter to the Texas Medical Board for an immediate dismissal of Operation Rescue’s complaint against its client, Dr. Alan Braid, related to Texas Senate Bill 8 of 2021 (“S.B. 8”). The Center argues that since the Board has disclaimed its ability to enforce S.B. 8—most recently in a filing to […]

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Texas Abortion Ban Ends Almost All Care in the State

Late last night, in a contentious 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the emergency request filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners to block Texas’s radical new abortion ban, which took effect September 1.

Texas Abortion Ban Takes Effect, Ending Almost All Abortion Care in the State

The Center and its partners await action by the U.S. Supreme Court on its emergency request to stop the law banning abortion after six weeks of pregnancy and incentivizing individuals to enforce the ban.

Center Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Block Texas Law That Would Prohibit Almost All Abortion Care in the State

The Center and its partners today filed an emergency request with the U.S. Supreme Court to block Texas's radical new abortion ban before it takes effect September 1.

Center and Partners File Lawsuit to Block Texas Abortion Ban

The Center for Reproductive Rights and its partners today filed a lawsuit to block an extreme Texas law that bans abortion care after approximately six weeks of pregnancy. The law, S.B. 8, incentivizes private individuals—including anti-abortion activists—to seek monetary penalties and injunctions by suing anyone who performs an abortion or assists someone in obtaining one.