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National Center for Lesbian Rights Files Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Major Abortion Rights Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2, 2019 Contact: Christopher Vasquez, NCLR Communications Director cvasquez@nclrights.org / (415) 365-1337 National Center for Lesbian Rights Files Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Major Abortion Rights Case NCLR leads coalition of 24 LGBTQ organizations urging Supreme Court to strike down unconstitutional abortion law in Louisiana WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the National Center...

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NCLR speaks out against today’s resolution allowing states to withhold funding from Planned Parenthood

NCLR says “when opponents of reproductive health target Planned Parenthood, they target us”  (San Francisco, CA, April 13, 2017)—Today, President Trump signed a resolution allowing states to withhold Title X family planning funds from health care providers that provide abortion care. This resolution overturned a rule enacted by the Obama Administration that prevented states from denying Title X reimbursement to qualified providers. NCLR Policy Director Julianna S. Gonen, Esq....

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Scheidler v. NOW

The National Organization for Women (NOW) filed a lawsuit alleging that anti-abortion protesters had engaged in a nationwide conspiracy to shut down abortion clinics through “a pattern of racketeering activity.” NCLR joined an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court supporting NOW’s argument. The amicus brief was authored by NARAL Pro-Choice America and the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. On February 28, 2006, in an 8-0 decision, the...

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Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England sought a declaratory judgment that the New Hampshire Parental Notification Prior to Abortion Act is unconstitutional. The Act prohibits abortions for minors unless the parents have been notified. Both the trial court and the Court of Appeal held that the Act is unconstitutional. NCLR joined an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court urging the Court to affirm the lower courts’ decision. The brief was authored by Legal Momentum. On...

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Supreme Court Rules on Title VII! Give now & Celebrate!