Roe v. Wade

abortion pills, border, Mexico,
Sep 7, 2023

Mexican abortion-pill networks reach across U.S. border to help immigrants without access

Verónica Cruz Sánchez watched something remarkable happen from the office of her women’s rights organization in Guanajuato, the capital city of one of this country’s most conservative Catholic states. Founder of Las Libres – “the free” in English – she had built an underground abortion-pill network in a country where having the procedure could have meant going to jail.

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Sep 5, 2023

Christian lawmakers push battle over church and state after Roe

In the harshly lit breakfast bar of a Fairfield Inn, a dozen men and women sit hunched over microwaved eggs and steaming cups of coffee. Representing more than half the states in the nation, they have come to southern Virginia to craft policies to take back home: measures to ban abortion, restrict gender-affirming care and condemn gay marriage.

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Sep 5, 2023

Indigenous people unite to navigate abortion access after Roe

Since the reversal of Roe v. Wade a year ago, demand for Indigenous Women Rising, a national fund that covers the costs of abortions – and the traditional ceremonies that follow – for Indigenous people has skyrocketed.

Hobbs, county attorneys, abortion, Planned Parenthood,
Sep 1, 2023

Toma and Petersen claim doctors have no legal right to challenge abortion ban

Arizona's top two Republican lawmakers say doctors have no legal right to challenge a 2021 ban the GOP-controlled Legislature enacted on abortions due to fetal abnormalities because they aren't saying they intend to violate it.

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Aug 31, 2023

Dobbs vs. Cathi Herrod: Dereliction of duty to the pro-life cause

Cathi Herrod and her supporters in Arizona and the pro-life movement across the country had better find a message on abortion that can be supported grudgingly by the single-issue pro-life voter and simultaneously not alienate those voters who might never imagine personally needing abortion access but want it available for those who may.

abortion, Arizona, New Mexico, Roe v. Wade, clinics, pregnancy
Aug 28, 2023

After Roe v. Wade, the fight over abortion access moves to New Mexico

As trigger laws banning the procedure began going into effect across the nation — in places including neighboring Texas — abortion providers took up residence in New Mexico, which has some of the most permissive abortion laws in the U.S.

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Aug 11, 2023

‘Abortion-free America’: Initiative seeks more ‘sanctuary cities for the unborn’ across U.S.

Mark Lee Dickson leads the charge of the anti-abortion movement with a goal of banning abortion across the nation – city by city and state by state – until he can create an abortion-free America. And world.

Hobbs, county attorneys, abortion, Planned Parenthood,
Aug 8, 2023

Organizations launch bid to try to put abortion rights in Constitution

A coalition of organizations is launching a bid to put the right to abortion in the Arizona Constitution.

abortion, Arizona, Roe v. Wade, Supreme Court
Jul 24, 2023

First legislative sessions after Roe produce patchwork of abortion laws

A year after the U.S. Supreme Court returned regulation of abortion to the states, the first full legislative sessions post-Roe v. Wade produced a lot of confusion and little agreement, with more extreme measures going so far as to propose criminalizing pregnant people – once unthinkable on all sides of the debate.

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Jun 26, 2023

A year later, uncertainty from Dobbs lingers over Arizona abortion care

The clinics are open, the law is clearer and the number of Arizona abortions is climbing back to levels of one year ago, before the Supreme Court up-ended 50 years of law and reversed the constitutional right to an abortion.

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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. 

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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.