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Man Who Fakes Abortion Services to Appear in Hearing Wednesday

Defendant Expected to Represent Himself in Court As More Victims Come Forward…

Judge Blocks Enforcement of Kansas "Kiss and Tell" Law

Ensures Confidential Health Care for Teens…

Court Enjoins New Abortion Law, Protecting Rights of Nearly 400 Mississippi Women

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Court Rejects Use of European Human Rights Law to Establish Fetal Rights

In a case that could have undermined abortion rights across Europe, today the European Court of Human Rights refused to treat a fetus as a person under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms…

Center Temporarily Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

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Court Rejects Use of European Human Rights Law to Establish Fetal Rights

In July 2004, in a case that could have undermined abortion rights across Europe, today the European Court of Human Rights refused to treat a fetus as a person under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms…

Court Orders Preliminary Injunction Against Utah Abortion Ban

On Thursday, June 10, 2004, the Utah Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the State of Utah and the Salt Lake City prosecutor’s office, agreed to a court-ordered preliminary injunction to prevent enforcement of the "Partial Birth Abortion Amendments" recently enacted by the Utah Legislature…

Louisiana Man Sued for Faking Abortion Services

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in the District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Metairie, Louisiana, resident William Graham on behalf of three women, a Metairie medical facility, one of their physicians and his patients…

Our Work in Focus

On June 27, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a historic decision striking down a Texas law designed to shut down most of the state’s abortion clinics with medically unnecessary restrictions…
Six years ago this week, the Center for Reproductive Rights won a groundbreaking victory for the women of Peru and around the world . For the first time, an international human rights body condemned a country for failing to provide abortion services that were both legal and essential to the health of a woman, violating her fundamental human rights in the process…
Every year, anti-choice state legislators propose hundreds of measures intended to erode women’s rights to abortion and reproductive health care…