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PHOENIX, ARIZONA - NOVEMBER 05: Arizona Democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs (C) greets attendees during a Teamsters picnic at Encanto Park on November 05, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. With three days to go before election day, Arizona democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs continues to campaign across the state as she faces a tight race against Trump endorsed republican candidate Kari Lake. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Contraception Now Available Over the Counter at Arizona Pharmacies

Gov. katie Hobbs, who signed the executive order Thursday, said it applies to self-administered contraceptives, and patients 18 or older need only complete a screening and a blood pressure test.

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Arizona Providers Confident Abortions Will Continue Despite Court Challenges

Arizona health care providers are confident they will be able to continue providing safe abortions, even as courts tangle over an order that could halt distribution of a key abortion medication.

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Orden podría detener distribución de medicamento abortivo

Los proveedores de atención médica de Arizona tienen confianza de que podrán continuar brindando abortos seguros, incluso cuando los tribunales discuten una orden que podría detener la distribución de un medicamento clave para el aborto.

FILE - Three members of the Women's March group protest in support of access to abortion medication outside the Federal Courthouse on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 in Amarillo, Texas. Matthew Kacsmaryk, a Texas judge who sparked a legal firestorm with an unprecedented ruling halting approval of the nation's most common method of abortion, Friday, April 7, 2023, is a former attorney for a religious liberty legal group with a long history pushing conservative causes. (AP Photo/David Erickson)
What the Latest Abortion Pill Ruling Means for You

The 5th Circuit’s ruling maintains mifepristone’s availability for now, but severely limits access in ways that could harm patients seeking abortion care.

Judge’s Abortion Pill Ruling Could Have Widespread Consequences On Health Care Access

Access to the abortion medication mifepristone has been called into question following the issuance of competing rulings in Texas and Washington.