Stories tagged: "women's health"


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.

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Helping Women Start Journey of Personal Growth Inspires Fountain Hills Bike Event

The organization’s first major event is an all-women’s bike race Sunday in Fountain Hills. Participants will be able to take part in eight-mile, 20-mile or 40-mile course.

FILE - A number of Arizona reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates protest an abortion bill at the Arizona Capitol Monday, April 26, 2021, in Phoenix. GOP lawmakers thrust Arizona into the national culture wars Thursday, March 24, 2022, when they passed three bills in party-line votes banning abortion after 15 weeks, prohibiting transgender girls from playing on girls sports teams and restricting gender-affirming health care for minors. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona Republicans Fight Culture War in Battleground State

Republican lawmakers thrust Arizona into the national culture wars last week when they passed strict measures targeting abortion and the rights of transgender young people.

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Q&A: How This Arizona Man Gets Contraceptives to Women in the US and in Developing Countries

Peter Ax created a discreet and easy way to get birth control to women in the US, and donates the proceeds to improving reproductive care in the developing world.

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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 Bill That Criminalized Some Abortions Defeated in Legislature

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