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May 31, 2016

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can administer medication abortions, as well as requirements that they tell women their abortions can be reversed, were repealed this year.

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Dec 15, 2015

Court thwarts challenge to abortion race and gender law

A federal appeals court this morning slapped down an effort by two civil rights groups to sue to overturn an Arizona law outlawing abortions based on race and gender.

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Oct 15, 2015

Judge rules medication abortion law unconstitutional

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ruled that a 2012 state law that severely restricts medication abortions is unconstitutional.

Feb 12, 2013

Pro-life group won’t push for more anti-abortion bills this year

After years of waging a dogged and largely successful campaign to pass a slew of stricter anti-abortion laws, the Center for Arizona Policy, the state’s most influential pro-life group, is shifting gears to defend those laws at the Capitol and in court.

Mar 5, 2012

Arizona lawmakers target Planned Parenthood funding

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.

Feb 8, 2012

Bill would prevent ‘wrongful birth’ lawsuits

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.

Feb 28, 2011

House passes bills adding restrictions on abortions

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.

Feb 28, 2011

Arizona House approves 2 abortion bills

The Arizona House has given preliminary approval to two bills that would impact the state's largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood Arizona.

Feb 21, 2011

Arizona House to consider abortion restrictions

The Arizona House on Monday is scheduled to consider bills to place new restrictions on abortions.

Feb 9, 2011

After lengthy debate, House committee passes abortion bill ‘we can all agree on’

Despite Rep. Steve Montenegro’s calling his HB2635 “something we can all agree on,” the bill, which would outlaw abortions based solely on the sex or race of the fetuses, sparked nearly an hour of debate Wednesday in the House Health and Human Services Committee.

Oct 1, 2009

Lawmakers react to injunction on abortion laws

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has granted a preliminary injunction against new state laws that place restrictions on abortion. Although the decision has been embraced by state Democrats, the Republican co-sponsor of both bills said it's another case of courts infringing on the territory of the Legislature.