Tag: Whole Woman's Health v. Jackson

Workshop Discusses the Fight for Abortion Access After Texas

Watch the video replay here. “After Texas: The Fight for Abortion Access,” a virtual workshop organized by The Meteor Fund and the Center for Reproductive Rights, was recently held to discuss Texas’s extreme abortion ban that took effect September 1 and the ramifications for abortion rights in other states.  A video replay of the September […]

Abortion Providers Ask Supreme Court to Step in Quickly to Review Texas Law

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 […]

Why I violated Texas’s extreme abortion ban

Dr. Alan Braid, one of the plaintiffs in Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, the Center’s case challenging Texas’s extreme abortion ban, has written an op-ed for The Washington Post titled, “Why I violated Texas’s extreme abortion ban.” The Texas law, S.B. 8, bans abortion care after approximately six weeks of pregnancy and incentivizes individuals—including anti-abortion […]

Provider Explains in Washington Post Op-ed Why He Violated Texas’s Extreme Abortion Ban

Dr. Alan Braid, one of the plaintiffs in Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson, the Center’s case challenging Texas’s extreme abortion ban, has written an op-ed for The Washington Post titled, “Why I violated Texas’s extreme abortion ban.” The Texas law, S.B. 8, bans abortion care after approximately six weeks of pregnancy and incentivizes individuals—including anti-abortion […]

Justice Department sues Texas over six-week abortion ban

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Justice Department would sue the state over its abortion ban, S.B. 8.

Fearful of being sued under new law, three of four San Antonio abortion facilities stop offering the procedure

Several Texas-based clinics suspended abortion services after S.B. 8, the Texas law that bans abortion at six weeks of pregnancy, went into effect. The Texas Tribune quoted Center President and CEO Nancy Northup, who said, “Right now, people seeking abortion across Texas are panicking — they have no idea where or when they will be […]

Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson: U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

U.S. Supreme Court opinion issued 09.01.21 that denied an emergency request to block Texas’s radical new abortion ban (S.B. 8), which took effect September 1, 2021.

Supreme Court Asked to Block Texas Law Banning Most Abortions

In this New York Times piece, Center President and CEO Nancy Northup comments about the emergency request made today to the U.S. Supreme Court to stop a new Texas abortion ban due to take effect September 1. The Texas law, S.B. 8, would ban abortion care after approximately six weeks of pregnancy. “In less than […]