Jun 3, 2014

Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

The nation's strictest rules on the use of abortion medication will continue to be blocked while a lawsuit against them plays out in court.

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May 13, 2014

Federal judges question Arizona’s restrictions on medication abortion

Federal appellate judges this morning questioned the legal justification of Arizona lawmakers in restricting -- if not banning outright -- the ability of women to terminate a pregnancy using medication instead of surgery.

Mar 31, 2014

Judge allows ban on medication abortions to take effect on Tuesday

U.S. District Court Judge David Bury issued an order late this afternoon rejecting a bid to block implementation while the legality of the 2012 law is litigated.

Oct 3, 2013

Federal judge dismisses gender selection lawsuit

A federal judge on Thursday threw out a lawsuit seeking to overturn a 2011 law outlawing abortions carried out to prevent the births of females and minority babies.

Aug 2, 2013

Number of abortions drop in Arizona from 2011 to 2012

The number of abortions performed in Arizona dipped from 2011 to 2012, but it was still one of the highest years for terminated pregnancies in the last decade.