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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…

Center for Reproductive Rights Announces Challenge to Dozens of Abortion Restrictions in Mississippi

(PRESS RELEASE)  The Center for Reproductive Rights, the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Mississippi civil rights attorney Robert B…

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In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women's access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services…