Stories tagged: "abortion rights"

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How You Can Help Get Abortion Rights on the Ballot

While abortion rights activists work to make the health service a constitutionally protected right, Arizona’s Supreme Court is reconsidering a pre-statehood ban.

A woman dressed as the Virgin of Guadalupe demonstrates in front of the National Palace in the Zocalo in Mexico City on the occasion of the International Day of Global Action in favour of legal, free and safe abortion in Mexico and Latin America. (Photo by Gerardo Vieyra/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Arizonans’ Best Path to Abortion Access Isn’t Through Mexico

While Mexico decriminalized abortion federally, there are still harsh penalties for the procedure in a majority of states.

Photo by Joel Zolondek / Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Phoenix
Joining the Fight to Protect Human Rights

OPINION: During a time when rights for women and minorities are under attack, and with Jewish communities experiencing increased hate crimes, it's reassuring to know that I'm supported by the people around me. 

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 28: U.S. Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ) speaks at a press conference on the debt limit and the Freedom Caucus's plan for spending reduction at the U.S. Capitol on March 28, 2023 in Washington, DC. The group of conservative Republicans is proposing making deep cuts to entitlement spending including repealing much of President Joe Biden's signature Inflation Reduction Act. Crane was joined by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) (L) and Rep. Bob Good (R-VA). (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)
Arizona US Rep. Eli Crane Calls Black Service Members ‘Colored People’

Crane’s outburst accompanied his proposal to end race-based training for hiring, promotions, and retention within the US Defense Department.

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.

Photo courtesy Rep. Judy Schwiebert
OPINION: Arizona’s One-Size-Fits-All Abortion Law is Cruel

This ban, passed just last year in the Republican-held legislature, disrespects the autonomy of women and families who must make wrenching decisions about serious complications later in pregnancy.

Photo by Morgan Fischer | The Copper Courier
10 Controversial Bills Just Passed By Arizona Republicans

The bills include another attempt to ban abortion outright, as well as efforts to ban certain books in schools and a proposal to criminalize homelessness.