In a major setback for the prolife movement in Arizona, a federal judge today struck down a state law that precludes public funds, such as Medicaid money, from going to any group that provides for an abortion.Read More »
Arizona is appealing a court ruling against a new state law targeting Planned Parenthood.Read More »
The local chapter of Planned Parenthood is firing back through its political action arm after being on the defensive during the last few years.Read More »
A federal judge today put Arizona’s law banning Medicaid funding for abortion providers on hold until a legal challenge to the law goes to trial.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 »
Under fire from a Legislature that is dominated by social conservatives, Planned Parenthood is flexing its muscles in the hopes of influencing the outcome of elections this year and sending pro-choice candidates to the state Capitol.Read More »
Broadening their attack, pro-life activists in Arizona took direct aim at Planned Parenthood this year in an effort to deal the organization a crippling financial blow.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne, whose record as a lawmaker included votes against abortion restrictions, has turned to staunch pro-lifers Alliance Defending Freedom and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery in defending the state against two lawsuits challenging recently passed abortion laws.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.
A bill to outlaw abortions based on the fetus’ race or gender died Thursday in the House, where it failed to get the two-thirds vote it needed to pass.
Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, was the lead sponsor of the bill that he said was needed to address what he called the rising trend of U.S. abortions based on the sex of the fetus.