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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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 »
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.
I have had a pretty tough month, but it pales in comparison to those in need of a life-saving organ transplant.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed legislation to ban abortions for people who want them because of race or gender.Read More »
The Senate passed legislation on Monday to prohibit abortion based on the sex or race of the fetus, or the race of a parent – but not until amending it to criminalize violations.Read More »
The house passed two more abortion bills Monday. One would impose a number of new requirements on clinics or practitioners offering abortions. The other prevents the giving of tax credits for financial contributions to entities that perform abortions.Read More »