Abortion

AZ Supreme Court puts 1864 abortion ban enforcement on hold

May 13, 2024 The court is wating another 90 days before the near-total abortion ban goes into effect.

Congressman Ciscomani on the border, 1864 abortion ban, effort to oust House speaker

May 6, 2024 Congressman Juan Ciscomani spoke with AZPM senior reporter Danyelle Khmara on some of the most salient topics of the day

Arizona's near-total ban from 1864 is officially repealed

May 2, 2024 Governor Katie Hobbs signed the repeal Thursday afternoon.

AZ Senate repeals near-total abortion ban, headed to Governor's office

May 1, 2024 The repeal passed on a slim 16 to 14 vote after two Republicans crossed party lines.

Changing their tune: Turmoil within Republicans over abortion and its election impact

Apr 30, 2024 Arizona's senate requires some bipartisan support to repeal the 1864 near-total ban. But, some Republicans are fighting to keep the ban, while others are wavering.

Hobbs and Mayes launches reproductive rights website

Apr 26, 2024 The website works to clarify and connect Arizonans to abortion access both in and out of state.

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to let Arizona doctors provide abortions in California

Apr 24, 2024 It would apply only to doctors licensed in good standing in Arizona and their patients, and last only through the end of November.

AZ House approves repeal of near-total abortion ban

Apr 24, 2024 The bill now heads to the Senate.

Republican says abortion ban repeal will advance in the state House by midweek

Apr 22, 2024 The 29 Democrats in the House of Representatives have twice tried to alter House rules to vote to repeal the ban.

AZ abortion ban is not in effect yet, attorney general tells hospitals

Apr 19, 2024 She said she would notify medical providers if the enforcement date changes.

Arizona House again refuses to repeal 1864 abortion law but Senate agrees

Apr 17, 2024 House Speaker Ben Toma kept the bill from being brought up.

Senate hopeful Kari Lake fears AZ abortion ban will motivate voters in November

Apr 12, 2024 Senate candidate Kari Lake continued to oppose the revival of Arizona’s 1864 near-total ban on abortion, during a campaign rally at the University of Arizona on Thursday night.

Days after abortion ruling: Vice President Harris visits AZ to discuss access

Apr 12, 2024 She says the Arizona Supreme Court ruling on abortion puts women in the state under one of the most "extreme" abortion bans in the U.S.

Hours after near-total ban upheld: Providers in AZ abortion clinic fear for patients' lives

Apr 10, 2024 On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court upheld a Civil War-era law that bans nearly all abortions, except to save the life of a pregnant person.

AZ Supreme Court lets abortion ban stand

Apr 9, 2024 The 4-2 decision puts an 1864 law into effect.

Mayes urges SCOTUS: protect emergency abortion care amid Idaho ban

Mar 30, 2024 The amicus brief comes weeks before the United States Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments for the case.

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