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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 1999, file photo, waiting to be sworn into the five top positions in Arizona government are, from left, Gov, Jane Dee Hull, Secretary of State-elect Betsey Bayless, state Attorney General-elect Janet Napolitano, Treasurer-elect Carol Springer, and Superintendent of Public Schools-elect Lisa Graham Keegan. Hull, the first woman elected governor of Arizona, has died at age 84. Gov. Doug Ducey announced her death on Twitter on Friday, April 17, 2020, saying Hull "dedicated 25 years to principled public service. (AP Photo/Ken Levine)
Who Were Arizona’s ‘Fab Five’ and What Made Them So Fab? 

In the late ’90s, five women simultaneously held the highest positions in Arizona state government—a feat that had never been accomplished before and hasn’t happened again since. 

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Federal Judge Blocks Arizona’s ‘Personhood’ Abortion Law

At least four other states have similar “personhood” laws in effect, including Missouri, Kansas, Georgia and Alabama.

6 Influential Women Who Shaped Arizona History

From breaking glass ceilings to championing for the rights of marginalized communities, these women’s stories are worth sharing.

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High Court: Arizona Can Enforce Genetic Issue Abortion Ban

In Thursday's genetic abnormality ruling, the Supreme Court sent the case back to the federal judge in Phoenix who had blocked it last September.

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The Supreme Court Has Overturned Roe v. Wade. Here’s What It Means For Arizona.

In Arizona, women already faced harsh abortion restrictions—but now under this new ruling, abortion will be even worse. 

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A Pro-Choice Pastor on Why Fighting for Abortion Rights Is Central to Her Faith

Here I am, a seminary student and the Christian people I see … are outside yelling at the patients and the beautiful holy work is happening within the walls of this abortion clinic.

In this image from Senate TV, the tally of a Senate procedural vote that did not pass on the Senate floor is shown, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the Capitol in Washington. The Senate has failed vote in an effort toward enshrining Roe v. Wade abortion access into federal law. Wednesday's 51-49 negative vote almost along party lines provided a stark display of the nation’s partisan divide over the landmark court decision and the limits of legislative action. The afternoon roll call promised to be the first of several efforts in Congress to preserve the nearly 50-year-old court ruling. (Senate TV via AP)
Senate Republicans and Joe Manchin Block Legislation Preserving Abortion Rights

The US Senate on Wednesday shut down a potential vote on a bill that would protect abortion rights nationwide.