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Adams & Boyle, P.C. et al. v. Slatery, et al.

This lawsuit challenges three unconstitutional Tennessee measures designed to close reproductive health care clinics and make abortion harder to obtain.

State: 
TN
Status: 
Open
Owner: 
The Center

Gainesville Woman Care LLC d/b/a Bread and Roses Women's Health Center, et al. v. State of Florida, et al.

Florida passed a law in 2015 forcing a woman to wait a minimum of 24 hours and make at least one additional trip to her health care provider before she is able to receive safe, legal abortion care.  The law fails to include any exceptions for a woman whose pregnancy threatens

State: 
FL
Status: 
Open
Owner: 
The Center

Planned Parenthood Arizona, Inc. et al. v. Brnovich, Christ, et al.

This lawsuit challenges a recent Arizona state law, SB 1318 (originally scheduled to take effect on July 3, 2015), which forces doctors to lie to patients by telling them that it may be possible to "reverse" a medication abortion.

State: 
AZ
Status: 
Open
Owner: 
The Center

Hodes & Nauser MDs, P.A., et al. v. Schmidt & Howe

This lawsuit, filed on June 1, 2015, challenges a Kansas law (SB95) banning the most commonly used method of ending a pregnancy in the second trimester—a law that could force some women to undergo an additional invasive unnecessary medical procedure even against the medical judgment of her

State: 
KS
Status: 
Open
Owner: 
The Center

Miscarriage of Justice

Last week, Guadalupe spent her first night at home as a free woman following seven years in prison. After mounting international and local pressure prompted the Salvadoran government to issue a pardon in her case, she was quietly released…

Justice Undone

With one of the world’s most extreme abortion bans, El Salvador prohibits women from receiving an abortion under any circumstance—not in cases of rape or incest, not even to save their lives. Since 1998, dozens of women have been wrongfully criminalized and imprisoned under this law—even

MSNBC: 42 Years After Roe, Nancy Northup Sees Danger and Hope

In a powerful op-ed on MSNBC.com, Center for Reproductive Rights president and CEO Nancy Northup takes stock of the continued fight for reproductive freedom on the 42nd anniversary of Roe

Six Reasons Why We Fight for Roe

How much would we lose in a world without Roe v. Wade? Ask a woman who’s been there…

National Law Journal Features Pro Bono Attorney Alex Lawrence

Alex Lawrence is an attorney at Morrison & Foerster who works pro bono with the Center for Reproductive Rights. He has personally logged 650 hours fighting Texas HB2, a sham law that threatens abortion access for thousands of women in the state…

Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice v. Cline

Oklahoma passed a law, which was to take effect November 1, 2014, requiring physicians providing medication abortions to use an obsolete method that does not meet the current standard of care and is less safe and more burdensome for women than the current practice.

State: 
OK
Status: 
Open
Owner: 
The Center

Our Work in Focus

Six years ago this week, the Center for Reproductive Rights won a groundbreaking victory for the women of Peru and around the world . For the first time, an international human rights body condemned a country for failing to provide abortion services that were both legal and essential to the health of a woman, violating her fundamental human rights in the process…
Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose hundreds of measures intended to erode women’s rights to abortion and reproductive health care…
The story of Polish daughter and mother P and S is deeply complicated. P, a teenager, was raped and became pregnant as a consequence. She wanted to terminate the pregnancy and had a right to under Poland's laws…
There was a time not long ago when those of us dedicated to protecting reproductive freedom viewed the surge in attacks of 2011 as an aberration, an extreme political reaction…
Put 2012 against any year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, in 1973, and you would be hard pressed to find a period that offered as many highs and lows as the past 12 months. Let's start with the highlights…

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