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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…

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…

Mississippi Legislature Passes Extreme Abortion Ban

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Mississippi legislature passed a bill (SB 2116) that would effectively ban abortion outright. The law makes it a crime for doctors to provide an abortion once a heartbeat has been detected—around six weeks of pregnancy…

Center for Reproductive Rights Applauds Introduction of EACH Woman Act

(STATEMENT)--The Center for Reproductive Rights applauds the introduction of the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representative Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and in the U.S. Senate, led by Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.)…

Elizabeth Banks Helps Raise $380,000 for the Center for Reproductive Rights

(PRESS RELEASE) —The Center for Reproductive Rights raised $380,000 yesterday evening at their inaugural Los Angeles benefit, co-hosted by Elizabeth Banks and board member Heidi Lindelof at the London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills…

El Salvador Releases Three Women Who Were Wrongfully Imprisoned for Obstetric Emergencies

San Salvador (PRESS RELEASE)—The Center for Reproductive Rights celebrates the government of El Salvador's decision to commute the prison sentences of three women who were wrongfully imprisoned after suffering obstetric emergencies…