Center for Reproductive Rights

Jennifer Adkins

Women with serious pregnancy complications sue over state abortion bans

BY: - September 15, 2023

Women and physicians in Idaho and Tennessee have sued their home states after they say they were denied abortion care despite being diagnosed with serious, life-threatening medical conditions while pregnant. The lawsuits are led by the Center for Reproductive Rights, an advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., which also helped a patient in Oklahoma file […]

NC’s 20-week abortion ban remains blocked, Fourth Circuit judges rule

BY: - June 16, 2021

Reproductive rights advocates hail victory even as SCOTUS prepares to take up even more onerous Mississippi law A North Carolina law banning abortions after 20 weeks with narrow exceptions enacted in 2016 remains blocked, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. North Carolina has maintained a statute since 1973 that purports to ban abortions after 20 weeks […]