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Oklahoma Court Fails to Block 72-Hour Abortion Delay

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Oklahoma District Court failed to block a measure tripling the state’s mandatory waiting period from 24 to 72 hours for virtually all women seeking abortion services…

The Center for Reproductive Rights Sues Kenyan Officials over recent Ban on Marie Stopes

NAIROBI (PRESS RELEASE) The Center for Reproductive Rights and co-counsel Sofia Rajab-Leteipan of Leteipan & Associates Advocates have today filed a case at the High Court, Nairobi, against Kenyan government officials…

Mississippi Ban on Abortion After 15 Weeks of Pregnancy Struck Down by Federal District Court

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, a federal court in Mississippi permanently blocked the state’s unconstitutional ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy…

Center for Reproductive Rights Sues to Block Ban on Telemedicine Abortions in Kansas

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit challenging section 6 of the Kansas Telemedicine Act (House Bill 2028) which seeks to ban abortions administered through telemedicine, including medication abortion…

Texas Ban on Safest Method of Abortion After 15 Weeks Inches Closer to Supreme Court

(PRESS RELEASE) - Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard oral arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v.

Nepal Enacts Legislation to Protect Women’s Rights to Bodily Autonomy

(PRESS RELEASE) - The Center for Reproductive Rights welcomes Nepal ‘s official enactment of the “Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights Act, 2018” (RH Act)…

Center for Reproductive Rights Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

(PRESS RELEASE) Statement of Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights:…

Virginia District Court Rejects Bid to Halt Lawsuit Against the Commonwealth’s Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

(PRESS RELEASE) A Virginia federal court today rejected the Commonwealth’s efforts to shut down litigation brought by a group of…