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Arizona abortion law goes to Supreme Court

Arizona abortion law goes to Supreme Court

An injunction blocking Arizona's restriction on medication abortions is cleared for appeal.

July 28, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
Hundreds of new state laws effective today

Hundreds of new state laws effective today

Pawnbrokers, prizes, cough medicines are affected.

July 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Groups seek injunction to block abortion law

Groups seek injunction to block abortion law

Civil rights groups ask federal court to block abortion law

July 14, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Federal appeals court blocks Arizona abortion-drug law

Federal appeals court blocks Arizona abortion-drug law

PHOENIX — Calling the measure unjustified and likely illegal, a federal appeals court Tuesday blocked the state from telling doctors how they can and cannot use certain drugs for abortions.

June 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Court ruling: Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

Court ruling: Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

PHOENIX — Calling the measure likely illegal, a federal appeals court this morning blocked the state from telling doctors how they can and cannot use certain drugs for abortions.

June 03, 2014 11:04 amLoading…

Suit aims to lift Arizona restrictions on abortion drug

PHOENIX — Abortion providers have opened up a second legal front in their bid to block Arizona from restricting the use of drugs to terminate pregnancy.

May 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

New support surfaces for state race- and gender-based abortion restrictions

PHOENIX — Supporters of a 2011 Arizona ban on race- and gender-based abortions want a federal appeals court to rule a woman’s right to an abortion can be denied because of the reason she wants it.

May 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Federal appeals judges question state abortion limits

Federal appellate judges on Tuesday questioned the legal justification for Arizona lawmakers restricting — if not banning outright — the ability of women to terminate a pregnancy using medication instead of surgery.

May 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Judges question Arizona's restrictions of abortion pills

Federal appellate judges this morning questioned the legal justification of Arizona lawmakers in restricting — if not banning outright — the ability of women to terminate a pregnancy using medication instead of surgery.

May 13, 2014 11:30 amLoading…
Hearing on new Arizona abortion restrictions set

Hearing on new Arizona abortion restrictions set

PHOENIX — Arizona heads back to court today in a bid to finally enforce its new restrictions on the use of certain drugs to terminate pregnancies.

May 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer signs law permitting unannounced inspections of Arizona abortion clinics

Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Tuesday allowing the state Department of Health to make unannounced inspections of abortion clinics without first getting a warrant from a judge.

April 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Political stories from across the state (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

April 10, 2014 9:00 amLoading…
Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Citing everything from protecting women’s health to God’s opposition to the procedure, state senators gave final approval Wednesday to allowing unannounced warrantless inspection of abortion clinics.

April 09, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Appeals court extends injunction blocking new state abortion restrictions

PHOENIX — Arizona will not be able to enforce its new law limiting drug-induced abortions for at least another six weeks.

April 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Injunction granted in court fight over new Arizona abortion rules

PHOENIX — Arizona will not be able to enforce its new law limiting medication abortions for at least another six weeks.

April 08, 2014 2:56 pmLoading…

Horne asks court to lift a stay on enforcing new abortion restrictions

PHOENIX — The top attorney for the state asked federal appellate judges Friday to immediately dissolve the emergency stay now blocking Arizona from enforcing its new abortion restrictions.

April 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Political stories from across the state (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

April 03, 2014 9:00 amLoading…

Appeals court grants temporary halt to new Ariz. abortion rules

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court on Wednesday put Arizona’s new abortion law on hold, at least for the time being.

April 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Abortion providers ask federal court to put new rules on hold

PHOENIX — Unable to stop new abortion restrictions from taking effect Tuesday, foes now hope to get a federal appeals court to block them from being enforced.

April 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Judge rejects bid to delay new abortion rules in Arizona

PHOENIX — New restrictions on drug-induced abortions will take effect this morning as had been scheduled.

April 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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