Critics: A state law says Arizona has a strong interest in "promoting childbirth and adoption over elective abortion."
Arizona has denied the use of a drug combination for medical 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 — Arizona heads back to court today in a bid to finally enforce its new restrictions on the use of certain drugs to terminate pregnancies.
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 — 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 — 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.
PHOENIX — Citing the need to protect women’s lives, the state House voted Tuesday to allow state health officials to make unannounced inspections at abortion clinics without first getting a warrant.
PHOENIX — Ignoring a threatened lawsuit, a House panel voted Monday to allow warrantless inspections of abortion clinics and restrict their ability to get Medicaid funds.
PHILADELPHIA — An abortion doctor was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and could face execution in the deaths of three babies who were born alive and then killed with scissors at his grimy, “house of horrors” clinic.
PHOENIX — A federal judge today refused to stop a new law limiting abortions beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy from going into effect on Thursday.
PHOENIX — Arizona legislators have completed action on a bill to bar use of any public money from being funneled to Planned Parenthood because it provides abortions.
PHOENIX — Republicans and Democrats in the Senate sparred Thursday over sweeping anti-abortion legislation that generally bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and institutes new disclosure requirements, including one that requires women to look at a state-run website with images of fe…
PHOENIX — Abortion providers in Arizona would be barred from receiving federal government funding through the state for family planning services under a bill given preliminary approval by the state House on Friday.
ATLANTA — A high-ranking official resigned Tuesday from the
Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity after a dispute
over whether the group should give funding to Planned Parenthood,
according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
JACKSON, Miss. — A national effort to put abortion bans into
state constitutions is looking for its first victory next month in
Mississippi, where voters are being asked to approve an amendment
declaring that life begins when a human egg is fertilized.