Planned Parenthood

State Capitol News
8:35 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Arizona Abortion Law Kept on Hold by Federal Court

The Center for Arizona Policy's Cathi Herrod has pushed Arizona's abortion-restriction laws.
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The state’s new law restricting medication abortions will remain unenforceable, at least until the middle of next month. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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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
3:37 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Planned Parenthood Sues to Block State Restrictions on Medication Abortions

President of Planned Parenthood Arizona Bryan Howard
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Planned Parenthood has filed suit in federal court to block new restrictions on medical 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

Credit womenonwaves.org

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
8:32 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Planned Parenthood Seeks to Halt State Denial of Medicaid Funds

Planned Parenthood is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a last-ditch effort by the state to cut off its Medicaid funds. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
9:13 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Federal Judge Rules State Can't Cut Planned Parenthood Funds

A federal judge on Friday blocked lawmakers from cutting off family planning funds for Planned Parenthood solely because the organization also performs abortions.

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Elections 2012
11:43 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Penny Sales Tax Initiative Has New Opposition

A ballot measure designed largely to raise money for education has picked up new opposition -- and for a very unusual reason.

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State Capitol News
9:27 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Federal Judge Seemed Skeptical of AZ's Funding Cut to Planned Parenthood

A federal judge indicated Friday's he's not buying the state's argument that it can cut off family planning funds for Planned Parenthood.

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State Capitol News
5:39 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Anti-Planned Parenthood Law Goes to Court

A federal judge will hear arguments Friday about whether the state can legally cut Planned Parenthood out of a program to provide family planning services.

Arizona law already precludes public funds for abortions. But earlier this year lawmakers voted to prohibit any family planning dollars from going to any organization that also PERFORMS abortions. Planned Parenthood sued. But state Solicitor General David Cole said lawmakers are entitled to make that call based on the argument that state dollars for family planning can free up other Planned Parenthood funds for abortions.

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State Capitol News
10:37 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Planned Parenthood Sues to Stop New Funding Law

Planned Parenthood Supporters, Feb. 21, 2011 Author
S. MiRK

Planned Parenthood filed suit Monday to block a new abortion law scheduled to take effect next month.

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