April 3, 2014
by Theresa Donovan
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday temporarily blocked Arizona from enforcing a statute that will prohibit women from having a medication abortion after seven weeks of pregnancy. On Monday, a judge for the US District Court for the District of Arizona refused to block the ...[read more]
April 1, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Arizona refused Monday to block new abortion drug rules, allowing them to take effect Tuesday. Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) had initiated legal action earlier in March against the Arizona Department of Health ...[read more]
March 5, 2014
by Daniel Mullen
Lawyers for Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday challenging an Arizona law limiting the use of abortion-inducing drugs. Bryan Howard, the president of Planned Parenthood, stated that the regulation could deprive Arizona women of ...[read more]
June 25, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) filed a lawsuit Tuesday in the US District Court for the District of North Dakota alleging that two restrictive North Dakota abortion laws violate the US constitution. CRR filed suit on behalf of the Red River Women's Clinic challenging HB 1456 and HB 1305 ...[read more]
May 16, 2013
by G. Redd
The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) on Wednesday challenged a North Dakota law that places additional requirements on abortion clinics. SB 2305, passed in March, restricts abortion providers to those doctors recognized by a hospital within 30 miles of the clinic. Although the providers at ...[read more]
July 19, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) released its annual mid-year report summarizing some of the trends observed in 2012 in the ongoing US reproductive rights controversy and highlighting some of what the CRR considers the most damaging proposals that became law this year. The 2012 Mid-Year ...[read more]
July 18, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On July 18, 2011, the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) filed a complaint against a North Dakota law that highly restricted non-surgical abortions by banning certain drugs that induce first trimester abortions. The complaint alleged that the law created an undue and unconstitutional burden to ...[read more]
May 19, 2012
by Meagan McElroy
On May 19, 2011, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a bill, following its approval by the state legislature, requiring women seeking an abortion to first obtain an ultrasound. Under the new law's regulations, doctors who fail to perform an ultrasound and display it to women at least 24 hours before ...[read more]
February 11, 2012
by Jamie Davis
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Friday denied a request filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) to hold an en banc hearing to reconsider a challenge to a Texas law that requires doctors to perform a sonogram on women before an abortion. The court's refusal means that ...[read more]
August 31, 2011
by Ashley Hileman
A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Texas on Tuesday blocked several provisions of a new Texas law that restricts abortion practices and requires a doctor to perform a sonogram prior to the procedure. The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) filed a challenge to the law ...[read more]

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