Stories tagged: "abortion"


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Gov. Ducey Signs Far-Reaching Anti-Abortion Bill in Huge Blow to Women

Lawmakers, healthcare providers, and community members have pushed back against the bill for weeks. Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday signed a controversial bill that will make it a felony to perform abortions based on genetic abnormalities—meaning potential jail time for providers who perform the abortions and fines for those who don’t report them. Senate Bill...

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Arizona’s Senseless Restrictions Compromised My Access To Care

Thankfully, SB1457 failed to become law, but there was a piece of SB1457 in every chapter of my pregnancy and birth nightmare.

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Arizona Bill That Criminalized Some Abortions Defeated in Legislature

The bill could still come back at some point in the legislative session.

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Arizonan on Supreme Court Shortlist Supports Roe V. Wade Precedent

Bridget Bade has previously testified that she supports precedent set in Supreme Court cases surrounding abortion, gun control, and same-sex marriage.

Rep. Raquel Teran (seated against the wall, dressed in black and red) listening to 13 women imprisoned in El Salvador, where abortion is completely criminalized. Photo via Menly Cortez for State Innovation Exchange
This Arizona lawmaker witnessed what abortion bans do to women in El Salvador

Rep. Raquel Terán and four other state lawmakers visited the country in November for a fact-finding trip. "It was heartbreaking," she said.