Cathi Herrod

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Jul 25, 2023

Two organizations trying to influence state politics attempting to get exemptions for Prop 211 disclosures

Rebuffed in their bid to totally quash a voter-approved ban on "dark money,'' two organizations involved in trying to influence Arizona politics are now trying to at least get themselves and their donors exempted from its provisions.

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Jun 23, 2023

With executive order, Hobbs, Mayes seek to prevent abortion prosecutions in Arizona 

Gov. Katie Hobbs says she's giving Attorney General Kris Mayes authority over any abortion prosecutions in Arizona – and Mayes has made it clear that she doesn’t want to see anyone prosecuted over abortions. 

contraception, abortion, Hobbs, Salman, Grantham
Jun 22, 2023

Hobbs, Salman, reproductive rights group announce effort to protect rights to contraceptives

Gov. Katie Hobbs joined a state lawmaker and the leader of a reproductive rights advocacy group Thursday to announce an effort to enact a law protecting the rights of all women to access contraceptives.

Dec 16, 2022

Groups sue to invalidate Prop 211

The Center for Arizona Policy, the Arizona Free Enterprise Club and two “Doe” donor plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission seeking to strike Proposition 211 from the books.  

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May 18, 2022

Activists file abortion ballot proposal

Arizona voters may get a chance to keep abortion legal even if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. 

May 3, 2022

Post-Roe Arizona abound in possibilities

Arizona is facing the possibility of a total ban on abortions this year if states get back the power to enforce their own abortion regulations. 

Mar 16, 2022

Senate panel OKs bills fortifying ‘parental rights’

A Senate panel on Tuesday passed Republican-sponsored bills increasing parents’ power to veto school materials and get access to more information on the lives of their children.

Dec 10, 2021

Abortion ruling could lead to stricter laws

Supporters and opponents of legal abortion are bracing themselves for a court ruling next year that could give Arizona lawmakers far more power to regulate or ban abortion. 

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Sep 28, 2021

Court puts new abortion law on hold

A federal judge late Tuesday blocked Arizona from making criminals out of doctors who perform abortions knowing the woman's reason is a genetic fetal defect.

Sep 2, 2021

Texas abortion law template for Arizona

The head of the state's premier anti-abortion organization said Thursday she is looking to use the newly enacted Texas ban on the terminating a pregnancy after fetal heartbeat has been detected as a template for legislation here.

Apr 20, 2021

Ducey vetoes sex ed bill, issues executive order instead

Calling it “overly broad and vague,” Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday vetoed a sweeping sex education bill that opponents feared would have prohibited any acknowledgment of LGBTQ people in the classroom.

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Apr 7, 2021

Sweeping abortion legislation voted down in Senate

A Republican senator who has developed a reputation for carefully parsing bills dealt a blow to Arizona’s anti-abortion lobby when he voted against what would have been the most far-reaching abortion legislation passed in Arizona in years.