Friday marked the day the former Arizona attorney general would have enforced a pre-statehood abortion law—but due to Arizona voters, that won’t happen.
Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs pressed on toward a transition Wednesday as aides laid out the incoming administration’s priorities and promised she will be “a governor for all Arizonans.”
Abe Hamadeh, the Republican nominee for Arizona attorney general, denies the outcome of the 2020 elections and says he would prosecute abortion providers under state law.
Hamadeh has made a habit of misleading voters or straight-up lying about his background and experience, according to personnel records.
The Republican candidate for Arizona attorney general also described policy that addresses climate change as "frightening" and repeatedly referenced the "deep state" conspiracy theory.
Democrats are speaking out after Pima County Judge Kellie Johnson allowed an 1864 Arizona territorial law banning most abortions to go back into effect Friday.
We sat down with Mayes and talked abortion rights, consumer protections, and her decision to leave the Republican Party.
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