Critics: A state law says Arizona has a strong interest in "promoting childbirth and adoption over elective abortion."
Attorneys cite homosexuals' inability to reproduce.
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 — A federal appeals court on Wednesday put Arizona’s new abortion law on hold, at least for the time being.
PHOENIX — New restrictions on drug-induced abortions will take effect this morning as had been scheduled.
A state law regulating the use of drugs prescribed in medical abortions would put unfair obstacles in the paths of women seeking abortions, opponents of the law argued in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday.
PHOENIX — An attorney for the state is asking a judge to rebuff a bid by abortion providers to prevent a new restriction from taking effect as scheduled less than two weeks form now.
PHOENIX — Saying the law stigmatizes their races, members of two groups asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block Arizona from banning race- and gender-based abortions.
PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will sharply restrict the ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.
WASHINGTON — Republican Arizona congressman Trent Franks drew a sharp response during debate on an abortion bill when he said that the number of pregnancies resulting from rape is very low.
PHOENIX — Calling the measure racist, a coalition of rights groups filed suit Wednesday to overturn a two-year-old law banning abortion for race or gender selection.
CHICAGO — In a move that could affect consumers nationwide, California officials on Friday unveiled plans to scrap an obscure 1975 rule that led to the buildup of toxic flame retardants in sofas, loveseats and upholstered chairs in millions of American homes.
Northwest Medical Center on Monday will offer a free seminar for women and couples interested in the latest advancements in infertility treatments.
PHOENIX — A federal judge today refused to stop a new law limiting abortions beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy from going into effect on Thursday.
WASHINGTON — Advocates for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress will be visiting an Arizona congressman who wants to ban abortion in the nation’s capital after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer has signed legislation making Arizona the seventh state that generally bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
PHOENIX — The Arizona House on Tuesday approved the state’s latest anti-abortion legislation, a sweeping bill that generally bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and institutes new disclosure mandates that require the state maintain a website with images of fetuses at various stages of…
NEW ORLEANS — The federal appeals court in New Orleans says
Texas can enforce an abortion law passed last year while opponents
challenge it in court.
LOS ANGELES — At birth, Melinda Star Guido was so tiny she could
fit into the palm of her doctor’s hand. Weighing just 9 1/2 ounces
— less than a soda can — she is among the smallest babies ever born
in the world.