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Arizona district won't edit textbook due to abortion law

Arizona district won't edit textbook due to abortion law

The mere mention of abortion doesn't violate state law, official says.

December 17, 2014 12:52 pmLoading…
Supreme Court blocks Arizona's limits on medication abortions

Supreme Court blocks Arizona's limits on medication abortions

Action is a victory for Planned Parenthood and the Tucson Women's Clinic.

December 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona school district may alter textbook due to abortion law

Arizona school district may alter textbook due to abortion law

Critics: A state law says Arizona has a strong interest in "promoting childbirth and adoption over elective abortion."

October 30, 2014 10:38 amLoading…
GOP candidate's mailer attacks Grijalva for being pro-choice

GOP candidate's mailer attacks Grijalva for being pro-choice

Saucedo Mercer has tried to make abortion and religion a top issue.

October 22, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
State abortion rate up slightly

State abortion rate up slightly

New state report shows women in nearly all age groups got abortions at a slightly higher rate than last year.

September 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona has denied the use of a drug combination for medical abortions.

September 02, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
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…

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