AZ Abortion Law

State Capitol News
4:28 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Appeals Court Keeps Arizona’s Abortion Restrictions on Hold

Cathi Herrod of the anti-abortion Center for Arizona Policy.
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

A federal appeals court this morning issued an injunction blocking the state from telling doctors how they can and cannot use certain drugs for abortions. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Planned Parenthood in Flagstaff reintroduces Medication Abortion

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After two-and-a-half years, Planned Parenthood will again offer medication abortions in Flagstaff. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the reinstatement comes as the state legislature further restricts abortions in the state.

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State Capitol News
3:56 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

State Health Officials Want Restricted Use of Abortion-Inducing Drugs

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State health officials formally moved today to enact new abortion restrictions, including one that could make the procedure more expensive. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
3:17 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Supreme Court Refuses to Allow Enforcement of Arizona Abortion Law

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, DC.
Credit pbs.org

The U.S. Supreme Court refused today to allow the state to enforce its ban on abortion at 20 weeks. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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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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State Capitol News
3:40 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

State Goes to Appeals Court to Cut Off Funding for Planned Parenthood

Attorneys for the state and abortion foes are asking a federal appeals court to let it cut off federal and state funding for Planned Parenthood because it also offers abortions.

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State Capitol News
10:06 am
Mon November 26, 2012

New State Website About Abortions Goes Live

State Health Director Will Humble
Credit Howard Fischer / Capitol Media Services file photo

The new state website aims to provide more information about abortions -- and potentially dissuade some women from going ahead. 

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