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Supreme Court Protects Access Abortion — For Now

In June Medical Services v. Russo, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a resounding message to politicians all across the country: It is unconstitutional to impose medically unnecessary laws that place an undue burden on a person’s right to safe, legal abortion.

Roe v. Wade at Risk: Abortion Became Legal in 1973, But Could Become Out-of-Reach in 2016

On the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we are reminded of what life was like for women before safe and legal abortion — and what could again become a reality for many women across the country.
Jan. 22, 2016

Planned Parenthood Calls on the Supreme Court to Protect Women’s Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

If the Supreme Court does not strike down Texas' abortion restrictions, it would have a devastating impact on women in Texas — and across the country.

Jan. 5, 2016

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Supreme Court to Review Texas Abortion Restrictions in First Abortion Case in Nearly a Decade

Access to safe, legal abortion is now before the Supreme Court: On Nov. 13 the Court agreed to rule on HB2 — the Texas abortion law that could shut down all but 10 abortion providers in the state.
Nov. 18, 2015

Hobby Lobby Déjà Vu: Bosses Trying to Block Birth Control Coverage in New Supreme Court Cases

Once again, bosses are trying to block women’s access to birth control coverage. Next stop: the Supreme Court.
Nov. 16, 2015

7 Things That Made Us Happy in June: Huge Victories in The Supreme Court and More

From huge landmark victories in the Supreme Court to fighting against unconstitutional laws and restrictions, June was a great month in the fight for women’s health and reproductive rights.
July 1, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Protects Affordable Health Care for 6.4 Million People

In a strong 6-3 decision written by Chief Justice Roberts, the Court upheld a key component of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that helps make insurance affordable in all 50 states.
June 25, 2015

King v Burwell: True Stories of Individuals Who Could be Hurt if the Supreme Court Rules Against Obamacare

More than 9 million Americans are at risk of losing their health coverage. What’s putting them at risk is a Supreme Court case called King v. Burwell that is challenging a core component of Obamacare — and the decision could come down any day now. But we’re not going to let this moment pass while sitting quietly. No. People who believe health care is a human right are shouting their personal stories from the rooftops.
June 22, 2015

North Carolina’s Coercive Ultrasound Law Permanently Blocked as Supreme Court Refuses Review

The United States Supreme Court today declined to review a North Carolina law that would have forced a woman to undergo a narrated ultrasound before receiving an abortion — a measure that was blocked by both a district court and federal appeals court as unconstitutional.
June 15, 2015

Happy 5th Anniversary, Obamacare!

5 years ago, Congress enacted the single biggest advance for women’s health in generations: the Affordable Care Act. In those five years, the ACA has brought affordable health care to about 25.5 million Americans. But it didn't happen by magic.
March 23, 2015