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Burns v. Cline: Oklahoma Supreme Court Order Granting Stay

Burns v. Cline: Oklahoma Supreme Court Order Granting Stay…

Al Jazeera: Mother of Ecuadorian girl raped by vice principal testifies in Washington, DC

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held a hearing in the case of Paola del Rosario Guzmán Albarracín, an Ecuadorian teenager who was sexually abused repeatedly by her school’s vice-principal for two years. Petita Albarracín, Paola’s mother, told the Commission about her…

Texas Policy Harms Undocumented Women

Undocumented women in Texas often do not seek needed health care for fear of being stopped at checkpoints, while others are refused care due to their undocumented status…

Nova Health Systems v. Cline et al.

(REVISED 11.01.2015) This lawsuit challenges two Oklahoma measures which threaten to make safe and legal abortion even harder to obtain in a state with only two abortion providers.

State: 
OK
Status: 
Open
Owner: 
The Center

Burns v. Cline: Oklahoma Supreme Court Application and Petition

Burns v. Cline: Oklahoma Supreme Court Application to Assume Original Jurisdiction and Petition for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief…

Burns v. Cline: Oklahoma Supreme Court Brief in Support of Application and Petition

Burns v. Cline: Oklahoma Supreme Court Brief in Support of Application to Assume Original Jurisdiction and Petition for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief…

Burns v. Cline

(REVISED 6.13.2017) This lawsuit challenged Oklahoma law S.B. 642, an omnibus measure that imposed various unnecessary restrictions and requirements on abortion providers in blatant violation of

State: 
OK
Status: 
Closed
Owner: 
The Center

Bans on Abortion at 20 Weeks: Unconstitutional, Unconscionable, and Unwarranted

The Supreme Court has ruled time and again that liberty is at the core of a woman’s right to control her destiny and her body, including decisions about whether ending or continuing a pregnancy is the best option for her…

Our Work in Focus

In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women's access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services…
Human Rights defenders are the activists, including journalists, lawyers, judges, and healthcare providers, whose work allows others to exercise their human rights…