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Abortion Battle Goes to U.S. Supreme Court

(PRESS RELEASE) – Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights is filing a petition for certiorari with…

Reproductive Health Care Providers Challenge Arizona Laws that Put Women’s Health at Risk

PHOENIX — Today, women’s reproductive health care providers filed a federal lawsuit seeking to remove Arizona TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Provider) laws that prevent and delay many women from accessing abortion…

Center for Reproductive Rights Urges Members of Congress to Reject S.160

Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to consider a federal ban on abortion after 20 weeks, legislation which would violate reproductive rights and run afoul of the United States Constitution…

Court Rejects Louisiana’s Second Attempt to Stop Abortion Lawsuit

(PRESS RELEASE) A Louisiana federal court has rejected the second effort by the state to shut down a case brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights…

Mississippi Six-Week Abortion Ban Challenged in Court

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights expanded their current lawsuit in Mississippi, adding a challenge to the state’s six-week ban signed into law last week…

Court Strikes Down North Carolina Abortion Ban

(PRESS RELEASE) A federal district court struck down a longstanding North Carolina law yesterday—a law that banned abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, except in a medical emergency…