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Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Anti-Abortion Law in Alaska

Today, the Alaska Supreme Court struck down a state law and Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) regulation that would have severely limited Medicaid coverage of abortions for low-income women. The decision in State of Alaska v.

Supreme Court Halts Closure of Abortion Clinics in Louisiana

(PRESS RELEASE) – Tonight, the Supreme Court granted an emergency request from the Center for Reproductive Rights, blocking a law that would have shut down some of the last three abortion clinics in Louisiana…

Supreme Court Steps in to Protect Abortion Access in Louisiana

Tonight, the United States Supreme Court stood by its decades-long affirmation of abortion rights, blocking a Louisiana law that could have shuttered the state’s few remaining clinics…

Center Files Emergency Motion with the U.S. Supreme Court to Block Louisiana Law

Update: The United States Supreme Court issued a temporary administrative stay on February 1, preventing the admitting privileges law from going into effect today, February 4. The Court now has until Thursday, February 7 to respond to our emergency motion.

The forgotten, rejected and neglected women of Pakistan: Kiran’s story.

UPDATE, January 2019: In response to the petition, the Health Department of Sindh has committed to establishing four fistula repair centers in the province to improve availability of fistula repair treatment.

Kansas Court Says Abortion Clinics Can Keep Using Telemedicine

(PRESS RELEASE) On Monday, a state court found that a law that went into effect January 1 will not prevent doctors from prescribing medication abortions via telemedicine. The decision came down less than 24 hours before the law was enacted…