Press Releases

State of Utah Agrees to Order Temporarily Blocking Abortion Ban

Salt Lake City, UT

The State agreed yesterday temporarily not to enforce its ban on abortions starting as early as 12 weeks of pregnancy…

Florida Court Refuses to Appoint Guardian for a Fetus

Daytona Beach, FL The American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Florida NOW applauded today’s decision by a Florida court of appeal blocking an attempt that would have opened up the floodgates of government intrusion into the private lives of women in Florida…

Ninth Circuit to Hear Oral Argument Against Arizona's Regulation of Abortion Clinics

At 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 4, the Center for Reproductive Rights will argue before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that Arizona's abortion facility regulations deny equal protection to women who seek, and physicians who provide, abortions…

Hearing Set in Legal Challenge to Kansas Law that Violates Teens’ Rights to Confidential Health Care

On Tuesday, November 25 at 1:30 PM, the Center for Reproductive Rights will ask a federal judge to block a Kansas law that requires health-care and counseling professionals to report teenagers under 16 to the authorities when there is evidence that they are engaging in sexual…