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.
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.
Transitioning from the federal health care exchange to a state-based model will assist Gov. Katie Hobbs’ efforts to lower costs and improve the health and wellness for all Arizonans.
Republican lawmakers have once again blocked a vote on whether Arizona should ratify the federal Equal Rights Amendment.
Judge: women no longer have legal right to abortion due to fetal abnormality at any stage of pregnancy
Women in Arizona no longer have the legal right to an abortion due to a fetal abnormality at any stage of the pregnancy, even if Arizona courts finally conclude the procedure is legal through 15 weeks for no reason at all.
January 22, 2022 marks the 49th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade. But this year, young women/people facing pregnancy could face significant harm as the first generation in half a century to enter adulthood without the fundamental right to make the decision whether to continue a pregnancy. In the last 50 […]
Public policy often sounds better in theory than it plays out in reality. The Affordable Care Act, The Patriot Act, The Women’s Reproductive Health Care Act have all been criticized for arguably not living up to their names. The same will be said of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), should it pass the many hurdles ahead.
Equality in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness constitutionally is guaranteed to all American citizens. That very notion is so etched in our nation’s history and seared in our hearts and minds that its absence defies logic. Nonetheless, more than half of U.S. citizens lack equal application and protection of law under the Constitution.
You probably know Raquel Terán’s name by now. But she’s more than a name on a frivolous lawsuit.
Despite a record number of women running for office this year, Arizona will actually lose one female elected official when congressional and legislative delegations take office in January.
Arizona Democrats' wish list included picking up a U.S. Senate seat, ousting Gov. Doug Ducey, picking up other statewide seats and flipping the state Senate.
Jodi Liggett has taken on the challenging task of representing Planned Parenthood's interests in Arizona, but her experience in tackling poverty, domestic violence, homelessness, and women’s reproductive health and rights runs deep.