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Protect, Defend, Extend: State of the States 2018

Opponents of abortion rights in state legislatures across the country continued to obstruct abortion access in 2018, introducing nearly 200 bills and enacting 44 new restrictions…

Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) A Virginia federal court today rejected the Commonwealth’s efforts to shut down litigation brought by a group of…

Council of Europe Decision Calls on Poland to Immediately Grant Women Access to Legal Abortion Care and Services

(09.21.2018) GENEVA -- The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today called on

Hearing Recap: Judge Kavanaugh’s Testimony Confirms Hostile Record and Philosophy on Reproductive Rights

During his confirmation hearing, Judge Brett Kavanaugh faced extensive questioning about his views on reproductive rights…

Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) — Today, a group of health care providers in Virginia announced a legal challenge to protect and expand access to safe, legal abortion…

State Court Temporarily Blocks Montana Law Prohibiting Advance Practice Registered Nurses From Providing Abortion Services

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the State District Court in Lewis and Clark County temporarily blocked a law prohibiting advance practice registered nurses (APRNs) from providing abortion services…