Unable to shepherd an abortion bill out of a House committee, pro-life advocates are resorting to a common legislative maneuver to revive the proposal.Read More »
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The pro-life community suffered a setback Wednesday as proposals that would add a host of requirements before an abortion could be performed failed to get committee approval.
A bill to ban most abortions after 20 weeks and another that would define human life as beginning at conception stalled in the Republican-led Legislature.
An Arizona legislator wants to shield doctors from so-called "wrongful birth" lawsuits, which can arise if physicians don't inform pregnant women of prenatal problems that could lead to the decision to have an abortion.Read More »
A new bill introduced in the Arizona House would generally bar abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy.Read More »
A Republican congressman from Arizona has introduced a bill that would ban abortions of fetuses 20 weeks or older in the District of Columbia.Read More »
Democratic lawmakers have introduced a resolution intended to expose “hypocrisy” of small-government advocates who support laws limiting access to abortion.Read More »
Arizona’s pro-life movement is considering a proposal to outlaw abortion once a heartbeat is detected in a fetus, an idea that is designed to directly confront Roe v. Wade, the landmark court ruling that ensures a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy.Read More »
A Planned Parenthood Arizona lawsuit challenging a 2009 state law restricting abortion services has been dismissed.Read More »
The number of abortions performed in Arizona dropped by about a third in September after implementation of new state restrictions and requirements.Read More »
Beth Otterstein, a nurse practitioner at Planned Parenthood Arizona’s clinic here, says patients sometimes break down and cry when they hear the news: If they want abortions, they now have to travel to Phoenix for a 15-minute consultation with a doctor and then stay overnight to have the procedure. It’s an expense that some can’t afford, and no other facility in the area provides abortions.Read More »