Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: Roe v. Wade

Judges grill assistant attorney general over abortion claim

abortion, Arizona Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade, personhood, fetus, Miranda, 15 weeks, fetal abnormality, pregnancy, fathers, women, doctors, ACLU

Appellate judges grilled an assistant attorney general over his claim that a territorial-era law banning most abortions once again makes the practice a crime despite a new law specifically permitting doctors to terminate a pregnancy through the 15th week of pregnancy. And hanging in the balance is whether abortions will remain legal in Arizona.

Read More »

Abortion laws ignore reality of most lives

Brnovich, abortion, Alliance Defending Freedom, Roe v. Wade, Fonteno, Planned Parenthood Arizona, mifepristone, U.S. District Court, Texas, Arizona,

It will take all of us to restore sanity to reproductive health policy in Arizona. Thankfully, we know that most Arizonans possess common sense and compassion. We know that the real work that needs to be done here is to invest in the policies and programs that enable successful living: housing, child care, adequate pay, sick leave, prenatal care, post-partum care and so on.

Read More »

Biden vows abortion legislation as top priority next year (access required)

abortion, Biden, Roe v. Wade, Democratic National Committee, election, Capitol Hill, Howard Theatre, Washington, Dobbs v. Jackson, Congress, Senate, filibuster

President Joe Biden promised Tuesday that the first bill he sends to Capitol Hill next year will be one that codifies Roe v. Wade — if Democrats control enough seats in Congress for Biden to sign abortion protections into law — in a speech designed to energize his party's voters just three weeks ahead of the November midterms.

Read More »