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Brigitte Amiri

Brigitte Amiri

Brigitte Amiri is a Senior Staff Attorney at the ACLU's Reproductive Freedom Project.  Brigitte is currently litigating multiple cases, including a challenge to South Dakota's law that requires women seeking abortion to first visit a crisis pregnancy center before obtaining an abortion, a restriction on Medicaid funding for abortion in Alaska, and a law in Texas that has forced one-third of the abortion providers to close their doors.  Brigitte is also heavily involved in the challenges to the federal contraception benefit, and was one of the coordinators for the amicus briefs in the Supreme Court.

Articles by this author

 

Victory: After Three Years of Battling in Court, the Trump Administration Abandons its Policy of Banning Abortion for Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors

The fight for Ms. Doe’s vision of “reproductive freedom for all” is far from over, including for others trapped in immigration detention.

Brigitte Amiri ·


Scott Lloyd's Anti-Abortion Ideology Is Harming the People His Agency Is Supposed to Protect

The head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement believes that he has the power to override a young woman's decision to have an abortion

Brigitte Amiri ·


Jane Doe’s Ordeal Illustrates the Trump Administration’s Threat to All Women’s Reproductive Rights

"Trump has vowed to appoint Supreme Court justices that would overturn Roe, and earlier this month, the Trump Administration rolled back the Affordable Care Act’s contraception coverage requirement."

Brigitte Amiri ·



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