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Federal District Court Blocks Unconstitutional Texas Abortion Restrictions

(RELEASE) A federal district court today blocked state regulations forcing…

Arkansas Governor Signs Ban on Most Common Method of Second Trimester Abortion

(MEDIA ADVISORY) Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a measure (HB 1032) into law yesterday which bans the most common method of ending a pregnancy in the second trimester. …

Texas Finalizes Latest Unconstitutional Effort to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion

(MEDIA ADVISORY) -- Today the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) finalized unconstitutional new regulations…

Our Work in Focus

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…
Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose hundreds of measures intended to erode women’s rights to abortion and reproductive health care…
What’s the worst thing about bad ideas? They’re catching…
In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women’s access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services. Each year, anti-choice state legislators propose measures intended to restrict women’s access to abortion, including mandatory delays, biased counseling provisions and other burdensome and unnecessary requirements. Hundreds of anti-choice bills are proposed annually and dozens of restrictive laws are passed, making it increasingly difficult for women in many states to access abortion…