A federal judge made the right call in concluding that Arizona’s law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy is constitutional, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery argued in written briefs filed today with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Read More »
A powerful Evangelical Christian lobby is claiming that abortion cases have dropped as a result of laws it championed at the state Capitol.Read More »
Arizona is recording a 26 percent increase in the number of abortions performed in the state, but the state's top health official says the increase apparently is due to improved reporting.Read More »
States dealing with tough new pro-life legislation throughout the country are looking to Arizona, where a strict law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy could influence the future of Roe v. Wade.Read More »
A bill by Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, to ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy failed to get the two-thirds majority needed to pass the House Tuesday.
The House voted 220-154 for the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, shy of the 250 votes needed to make up the two-thirds of those present.
A federal appeals court is temporarily prohibiting Arizona from enforcing its new ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy.Read More »
Arizona's ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy is poised to take effect this week as scheduled after a federal judge ruled Monday that the new law is constitutional.Read More »
A U.S. District Court has temporarily blocked Arizona from implementing a new law that prohibits public funds from going to Planned Parenthood.
The law bars the state from contracting with or making a grant to any entity that performs an abortion or maintains an abortion facility.
Arizona's new ban on most abortions beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy crosses a clear line on what U.S. Supreme Court rulings permit, an abortion-rights advocate told a federal judge Wednesday, while a prosecutor argued the ban is justified to protect women and fetuses.Read More »
A new lawsuit tries to block enforcement of a key part of a new Arizona abortion law taking effect Aug. 2.Read More »