Mayes tells Supreme Court no one has legal standing to defend old abortion law
The legal right of Arizona women to have an abortion could turn on the question of whether anyone still has legal standing to argue that the procedure should once again be all but outlawed, as it was in territorial days.
Arizona ordered to pay Planned Parenthood’s legal fees
The state of Arizona has been ordered to pay Planned Parenthood of Arizona and other abortion providers more than $600,000 in attorney fees and other costs they spent fighting a since-repealed law.
Experts: Science behind ‘abortion reversal’ is flawed
Lawmakers in several states are considering requirements for doctors to inform women seeking medical abortions about an unproven procedure called "abortion reversal."
Abortion bill stirs debate on chances of a premature newborn’s survival
State lawmakers voted Wednesday to mandate that doctors have to try to resuscitate any fetus born alive -- even if is not viable.
Abortions dropped in Arizona in 2015, continuing four-year decline
Reproductive-rights groups attributed the decline to “more women using better contraceptives in the country.”
Franks urges action on pro-life bill stalled in Senate for a year
More than a year after his Born Alive Protection Act passed the House, Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, called on senators to act on the bill before the legislative calendar runs out.
Planned Parenthood drops lawsuit over medication abortions
Planned Parenthood Arizona and the state agreed to end a legal challenge in federal court to a law requiring doctors to tell women medication abortions can be reversed, three months after a new law rendered the lawsuit moot.
Planned Parenthood seeks repeal of abortion laws in 8 states
Planned Parenthood says it will work with its abortion-rights allies in eight states to repeal laws that may be vulnerable following the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down tough abortion restrictions in Texas.
Both sides declare victory in abortion battle
Bills that sought to clamp down on when and how doctors can administer medication abortions, as well as requirements that they tell women their abortions can be reversed, were repealed this year.
Herrod vows to block new FDA abortion standards
The head of the state's chief anti-abortion group said she will move to block any legislation to allow doctors in Arizona to use RU-486 to terminate pregnancies using the new standards adopted this past week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Senate votes to ban research on fetuses
Calling the claim that fetal research helps cure diseases a lie, state senators voted today to outlaw scientific research on aborted fetuses.
Abortion bills emerge at Arizona Senate filing deadline
Two bills targeting Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers were among a flurry of filings as an Arizona Senate deadline for introducing legislation neared Monday evening.