Tag: Center for Reproductive Rights

The ‘Frighteningly Autocratic’ Implications of Overturning Roe v. Wade

[MUSIC] (SINGING) When you walk in the room, do you have sway? kara swisher I’m Kara Swisher, and you’re listening to “Sway.” Earlier this week, many were shocked to read a Supreme Court opinion draft leaked to Politico that would upend the abortion protections afforded by Roe v. Wade. Many thought this day would never […]

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The Mississippi Abortion Law That Challenges Roe v. Wade

In December, the Supreme Court heard arguments on a Mississippi law that is a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, setting the stage for what could be the most consequential abortion rights ruling in decades. Though the court has yet to reach a final decision, a report published Monday by Politico said a majority of […]

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Black Maternal Health Organizing Extends Beyond One Week

NewsOne Featured Video Source: MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images / Getty While Black Maternal Health Week has ended, the work continues. The week of action and exploration provided an opportunity for advocates, mamas and medical practitioners to share the abundance of thought and the possibility of building better systems that consider the […]

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Latin America’s ‘Green Wave’ Offers Lessons for U.S. Abortion Advocates

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — For decades abortion rights activists in Latin America looked to our counterparts in the global north to learn the best litigation and advocacy tools. We considered the incremental gains made in the years leading up to Roe v. Wade in the United States a blueprint for victory in our fight. But as […]

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Supreme Court Lets Texas Abortion Law Stay in Effect, for Now

The Texas law has novel features. Usually, a lawsuit seeking to block a law because it is unconstitutional would name state officials as defendants. However, the Texas law, which makes no exceptions for pregnancies resulting from incest or rape, bars most state officials from enforcing it and instead deputizes private individuals to sue anyone who […]

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