abortion

State Capitol News
2:29 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Horne Battles Court’s Abortion-Restriction Stay

Attorney General Tom Horne
Credit Michael Schennum, Arizona Republic

Attorney General Tom Horne asked federal appellate judges today to immediately dissolve the emergency stay that is now keeping the state from enforcing its new abortion restrictions. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:00 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Court Puts Arizona Abortion Restrictions on Hold, for Now

Attorney General Tom Horne
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A federal appeals Wednesday court put Arizona’s new abortion law on hold, at least for the time being. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:59 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Federal Appeals Court Examines Arizona’s Abortion Restrictions

The so-called abortion pill, RU-486
Credit womenonwaves.org

Unable to stop new abortion restrictions from taking effect, this week opponents of the laws asked a federal appeals court to now block those rules from being enforced. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:55 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Federal Judge Refuses to Block Arizona Abortion Restrictions from Going into Effect

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A federal judge this afternoon refused to block a new abortion regulation from taking effect as scheduled in the morning. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Planned Parenthood Challenges Arizona Abortion Laws

RU-486, the so-called abortion pill
Credit theroot.com

Next week, several abortion restrictions will go into effect statewide. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the laws are currently being challenged in federal court.

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State Capitol News
10:04 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Groups Ask Court to Block State from Banning Race and Gender-Based Abortions

Rep. Steve Montenegro
Credit azcapitoltimes.com

Saying the law stigmatizes their races, members of two groups asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block the state from banning race and gender-based abortions. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
8:10 am
Wed March 5, 2014

House Votes to Allow Unannounced Inspections of Abortion Clinics

Rep. Juan Mendez opposed the Arizona House's vote that allows unannounced inspections of abortion clinics.
Credit Photo by Mario Mendez, statepress.com.

The state House voted Tuesday to allow health officials to conduct unannounced inspections of abortion clinics without first getting an administrative warrant. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
9:06 am
Fri February 28, 2014

State House Votes to Allow Unannounced Inspections at Abortion Clinics

Rep. Debbie Lesko is a supporter of allowing unannounced inspections of abortion clinics. A federal court ruled a similar 2004 bid unconstitutional.
Credit wn.com

Ignoring a virtually certain lawsuit, the state House voted Thursday to let health officials conduct unannounced inspection at abortion clinics. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
3:21 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

House Panel Votes to Allow Unannounced Inspections at Abortion Clinics

Rep. Debbie Lesko
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

A House panel voted along party lines today to allow unannounced inspections of abortion clinics despite a 1995 court ruling saying they’re unconstitutional. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
9:36 am
Fri January 18, 2013

AZ on Top Five List of States Most Opposed to Abortion Rights

A series of new restrictions on abortions in the last four years has propelled the state into the Top Five of places considered most friendly to "pro-life'' issues.

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