An appellate court ruling last week upholding a pair of 2009 abortion laws has led Planned Parenthood of Arizona to withdraw an attempt to have the courts block two laws created this year and end abortion services at seven clinics in rural Arizona.Read More »
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The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Arizona and the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a new state law that prohibits entities from qualifying as charitable organizations if they provide, pay for, promote or refer patients for abortions.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals today found two 2009 abortion laws to be constitutional and scratched a lower court’s order banning them from taking effect.Read More »
WASHINGTON – A sharp drop in surgical abortion procedures in Arizona has been offset in recent years by a corresponding rise in nonsurgical procedures — the abortion pill.Read More »
Newly enacted restrictions on abortion services in Arizona are being put on hold temporarily while a judge considers a legal challenge.Read More »
Two new laws regulating abortion discriminate against women who want to use the abortion pill and physician assistants and nurses who dispense it, Planned Parenthood alleged Wednesday in court filings that seek to keep the new measures from taking effect.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed another anti-abortion bill passed by the Arizona Legislature.Read More »
The new board that recommends appointees to the governor for the Game & Fish Commission will be whole for the first time after Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill fixing a minor glitch that kept its fifth and final seat open.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed an anti-abortion bill that would affect indirect taxpayer funding for the state's largest abortion provider and tighten a prohibition on university funding for abortion education.Read More »
Pro-life lawmakers looking to chip away at groups that help women get abortion services passed a bill Tuesday that essentially wipes away the ability to make tax-deductible contributions to organizations like Planned Parenthood Arizona.
Backers defended the legislation by saying Arizona law already prohibits the use of public funds for abortion. The bill, for them, reinforces this position.