• Arizona judge rules 19th century abortion ban can take effect

    8 days ago - By Politico

    An Arizona judge ruled Friday that a state law prohibiting nearly all abortions can take effect, forcing clinics in the state to immediately stop offering the procedure. The state's pre-Roe law, which prohibits all abortions except to save the life of the pregnant person, was enacted in 1864, before Arizona became a state. But enforcement of the statute has been blocked since 1973, when it was found unconstitutional by the Arizona Court of Appeals and subsequently enjoined in superior court. “The Court finds that because the legal basis for the judgment entered in 1973 has now been...
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  • Judge rules that Arizona can enforce near-total abortion ban

    Judge rules that Arizona can enforce near-total abortion ban

    8 days ago - By NBC News

    Arizona can enforce a near-total ban on abortions that has been blocked for nearly 50 years, meaning clinics will have to stop providing the procedures.
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  • Arizona Judge Reinstates Strict Abortion Ban From 1864

    8 days ago - By NY Times

    A 15-week abortion ban passed this year will take effect on Saturday. But the attorney general has argued that the near-total ban from the 19th century should take precedence.
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  • An Arizona judge rules that the state can enforce a near-total abortion ban

    An Arizona judge rules that the state can enforce a near-total abortion ban

    8 days ago - By NPR

    The judge lifted a decades-old injunction that has long blocked enforcement of the law on the books since before Arizona became a state that bans nearly all abortions.
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  • Arizona judge: State can enforce near-total abortion ban

    Arizona judge: State can enforce near-total abortion ban

    8 days ago - By Politico

    PHOENIX - Arizona can enforce a near-total ban on abortions that has been blocked for nearly 50 years, a judge ruled Friday, meaning clinics across the state will have to stop providing the procedures to avoid the filing of criminal charges against doctors and other medical workers. An injunction has long blocked enforcement of a law, on the books since before Arizona became a state, that bans nearly all abortions. The only exemption is if the woman's life is in jeopardy. The ruling also means people seeking abortions will have to go to another state to obtain one. An appeal of the ruling...
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  • Arizona judge: State can enforce near-total abortion ban

    8 days ago - By ABC News

    The near-total ban had been blocked in the state for nearly 50 years.
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