Stories tagged: "women"


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Abortion Medication May Be Accessible in Some States, but Not in Arizona — For Now

Despite the new announcement by the FDA about abortion medication, Arizonans will still have a challenging time acquiring these drugs. 

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Family Planning Program To Expand Services to 30,000 People Under Hobbs’ Proposal

Hobbs’ budget to match federal funding for Title X, a family planning program, which will increase the program’s funding to $12 million.

6 Influential Women Who Helped Shaped Arizona History

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

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.