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women's health

Feb 26, 2021

Here’s why women need our bill

Let’s not allow lives to be lost and women to struggle alone when help exists. Let’s save lives and prevent decades of suffering and regret. No woman should have to feel that abortion is her only option. The time to pass this bill is now.

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Apr 11, 2019

Planned Parenthood files suit to overturn AZ abortion laws

Claiming the rights of women are being violated, Planned Parenthood filed a broad-based legal attack on a host of Arizona laws and regulations governing abortion.

Jodi Liggett
Nov 27, 2017

Jodi Liggett

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.

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Apr 18, 2016

Do not ‘fix’ SB1324. Repeal it.

Three weeks ago, the Arizona Legislature, heeding a call to “protect women’s health,” passed SB1324. This bill mandated that doctors adhere to an outdated medication protocol when administering drugs for a medication-induced abortion. Ignoring medical studies, scientific evidence, and the standard of care, our legislators said that in this case physicians had to follow the FDA precisely, as [...]

Jul 30, 2012

Judge says Arizona’s abortion ban can take effect

Arizona's ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy is poised to take effect this week as scheduled after a federal judge ruled Monday that the new law is constitutional.

Jul 30, 2012

Court blocks law targeting Planned Parenthood’s funding

A U.S. District Court has temporarily blocked Arizona from implementing a new law that prohibits public funds from going to Planned Parenthood.

The law bars the state from contracting with or making a grant to any entity that performs an abortion or maintains an abortion facility.

Jul 27, 2012

Women facing new Tea Party-backed health care restrictions

Starting next week, women across the state will face a choice between their privacy, their health care coverage and their jobs.

Apr 6, 2012

Abortion bills out of line with accepted standards of prenatal care

The practice of medicine is as much an art as it is a science. There are subtleties that demand one’s attention as well as an appreciation of the risks, benefits and alternatives to treatments that confront every patient and physician. The practice of medicine is never black and white.

Apr 5, 2012

Sponsor promises to narrow contraception bill

A conservative bill that aimed to limit birth control coverage and generated a heated political fight is being revived in the Arizona Legislature.

Mar 6, 2012

Senate approves bill on ‘wrongful births’

The Arizona Senate has approved a bill that would shield doctors and others from so-called "wrongful birth" lawsuits.

Feb 28, 2011

Arizona House approves 2 abortion bills

The Arizona House has given preliminary approval to two bills that would impact the state's largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood Arizona.