Press Releases

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…

Hearing Set in Court Challenge to Virginia’s Abortion Ban

On Monday, November 24 at 2:30 PM the Center for Reproductive Rights will ask a federal judge to strike down Virginia's abortion procedures ban…

Tenth Circuit Asked to Uphold Decision Striking Down Oklahoma Parental Consent for Abortion Law

At 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 17, the Center for Reproductive Rights will ask the U.S…

Federal Abortion Ban Blocked by Nebraska Judge Minutes After President Bush Signs it into Law

Today, a Nebraska federal judge issued a temporary restraining order preventing the first-ever federal abortion ban from being enforced against the plaintiffs in the Nebraska lawsuit challenging the ban. Judge Richard G…

Nebraska Doctor Takes Federal Abortion Ban to Court

Three years ago, in a case in which I was the plaintiff, the U.S…