Tahirih plays a major role in drafting and driving forward SB 1705, a bill to limit marriage to legal adults in Texas. The following week, New York’s governor also signed into law a bill that restricted marriage to legal adults.
Texas Governor Signs Tahirih’s Minimum Marriage Age Bill Into Law
Today, in a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court agreed that the Biden administration can terminate the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy. Under this cruel policy, which Tahirih is challenging in a separate lawsuit, the United States has placed tens of thousands of vulnerable people fleeing violence, including many survivors of gender-based violence, into dangerous situations in northern Mexico. ‘Remain in Mexico’ is part of xenophobic policies that have all but eliminated the human right to seek asylum.June 30, 2022
Statement from Archi Pyati, Tahirih Justice Center CEO on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Ruling
Today, in a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that overturns the Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, paving the way for abortion to be criminalized in 22 states and severely limiting access to it in many more.June 24, 2022