Center for Reproductive Rights http://knau.org en AZ Abortion Ban Goes to Federal Court http://knau.org/post/az-abortion-ban-goes-federal-court <p>Attorneys faced off Wednesday in federal court over the legality of a new state law banning abortions after 20 weeks.</p><p>Janet Crepps of the Center for Reproductive Rights told Judge James Teilborg the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled states have no right to impose such a restriction prior to viability, considered to be in the 22-24 week range. But Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said Teilborg should defer to the decision of Arizona lawmakers.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:17:35 +0000 Howard Fischer 17551 at http://knau.org