Critics: A state law says Arizona has a strong interest in "promoting childbirth and adoption over elective abortion."
Saucedo Mercer has tried to make abortion and religion a top issue.
New state report shows women in nearly all age groups got abortions at a slightly higher rate than last year.
Arizona has denied the use of a drug combination for medical abortions.
An injunction blocking Arizona's restriction on medication abortions is cleared for appeal.
Pawnbrokers, prizes, cough medicines are affected.
Civil rights groups ask federal court to block abortion 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:
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.
PHOENIX — Arizona will not be able to enforce its new law limiting drug-induced abortions for at least another six weeks.
PHOENIX — Arizona will not be able to enforce its new law limiting medication abortions for at least another six weeks.
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.