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 »
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Starting next week, women across the state will face a choice between their privacy, their health care coverage and their jobs.Read More »
State representatives today passed a scaled-back bill that would allow religious-based employers to deny contraception coverage to their workers.
The amended bill, HB2625, passed the Arizona House by a vote of 36-21, and will need to go back to the Senate for final approval there. If approved there, it will be delivered to Gov. Jan Brewer for either a signature or a veto.
The Arizona Senate has approved a bill that would shield doctors and others from so-called "wrongful birth" lawsuits.Read More »
Abortion providers in Arizona would be barred from receiving federal government funding through the state for family planning services under a bill that received preliminary approval from the state House on Friday.Read More »
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 »
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 »
Democratic lawmakers have introduced a resolution intended to expose “hypocrisy” of small-government advocates who support laws limiting access to abortion.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 Arizona Senate votes Monday on a bill to prohibit abortions sought because of the race or sex of the fetus or the race of a parent.Read More »