Two bills targeting Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers were among a flurry of filings as an Arizona Senate deadline for introducing legislation neared Monday evening.Read More »
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An attorney for civil rights groups asked a federal appellate court Wednesday to give them a chance to prove that an abortion restriction they say is aimed at minorities is unconstitutional.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ruled that a 2012 state law that severely restricts medication abortions is unconstitutional.Read More »
Arizona abortion facilities increased slightly since 2010 despite restrictive laws
Despite a recent decline, there are more licensed abortion clinics in Arizona now than in 2010, when licensing requirements took effect and the Legislature passed tougher abortion restrictions.
The House Appropriations Committee on Monday approved a pro-life measure that would allow unannounced inspections of abortion clinics and prohibit them from providing abortions to Medicaid patients.Read More »
Pro-life advocates are taking advantage of Republicans’ unparalleled dominance at the state Capitol, pushing for their most ambitious agenda yet in their fight to restrict abortion and birth control.
If enacted, the slew of bills would give pro-life advocates their biggest gains in years.
But the controversial measures also mean Republicans are wading deeper into a cultural war that is raging as Election Day approaches.