Abortion

The Show on KJZZ

Listen live weekdays at 9 a.m.

Lawmakers in the Arizona Senate took a first step today toward repealing Arizona’s near-total ban on abortion that dates back to 1864.
More Arizona politics news
Apr. 17, 2024
A Planned Parenthood office in Phoenix
Gabrielle Blair is a mother of six and a writer whose most recent book is called “Ejaculate Responsibly: A Whole New Way To Think About Abortion.”
Apr. 17, 2024
college students in silhouette
Students have a lot of factors to consider when they’re thinking about where they want to go to college — among them the cost, what programs a school offers and if they want a big school or a small one. Inside Higher Ed admissions and enrollment reporter Liam Knox has written about this.
Apr. 17, 2024
Arizona for Abortion Access sign
Some southern Arizona groups are also recommending people act now to get medication abortion pills — which use a combination of drugs to incite an abortion and can be done at home.
Apr. 16, 2024
Pima County Courthouse
The resolution says that law infringes on the reproductive rights and autonomy of Arizona residents. It calls on county attorneys, law enforcement agencies and medical professionals statewide to allow residents to pursue healthcare — including abortions.
Apr. 16, 2024
Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes says the earliest the state’s near-total abortion ban could take effect is June 8. When the state Supreme Court last week said Arizona should follow an 1864 ban on nearly all abortions, questions remained about when it would actually go into effect.
Apr. 16, 2024
Planned parenthood
Planned Parenthood Arizona has announced it will restart medication abortion services at its Flagstaff location for a limited time.
Apr. 16, 2024
TJ Shope
Republican state lawmakers last week blocked an effort by Democrats to vote on a repeal of the 1864 near-total abortion ban. One of the legislators who opposed that move says he’ll vote for it.
Apr. 16, 2024
Republicans at the Arizona Legislature may refer multiple proposals to the ballot in an effort to undermine a citizen-led effort to put the right to abortion in the Arizona Constitution, according to documents leaked from the state Capitol.
Apr. 15, 2024
Side by side photos of Donald Trump and Joe Biden
Last week, the Arizona State Supreme Court ordered the enforcement of a law from 1864 banning nearly all abortions. That's led both presidential campaigns to focus on the battleground state.
Apr. 15, 2024
Arizona Capitol
Despite last week’s ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court that the state’s 1864 near-total ban on abortions supersedes a more recent 15-week ban, there are still lots of questions about what comes next, legally — and when.
Apr. 15, 2024
Biden/Harris supporters holding signs supporting abortion rights
Conventional wisdom says the Arizona Supreme Court’s abortion ruling will hurt Republicans in the November election. But Arizona Republic columnist Phil Boas thinks all of this might actually be useful for the GOP.
Apr. 15, 2024
Two headshots of men
Democrats in the Arizona Senate plan to file an ethics complaint against Republican leaders who blocked their attempt to repeal the state’s near-total abortion ban.
Apr. 12, 2024
Woman in sunglasses and white shirt at podium
Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs says local prosecutors are still barred from bringing charges for abortion-related crimes even though the state Supreme Court reinstated a near-total abortion ban.
Apr. 12, 2024
Vice President Kamala Harris
Vice President Kamala Harris visited Tucson on Friday to campaign for reproductive rights, following the state Supreme Court ruling allowing a near-total abortion ban to be enforced.
Apr. 12, 2024
Democrats protest abortion ruling at Arizona Capitol
Paul Bentz of HighGround and former Congressional candidate Anita Malik joined The Show to talk about the Arizona Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion, the state Legislature moving to a one day a week schedule and more.
Apr. 12, 2024
Arizona for Abortion Access sign
After Arizona’s Supreme Court this week said a near-total abortion ban should take effect in the state, political groups looking to expand abortion access are reporting an increase in support.
Apr. 11, 2024
Joe Biden
Democrats are seizing on this week’s ruling outlawing nearly all abortions in Arizona to launch a major advertising effort in the crucial swing state. President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign reports it is spending seven figures to air ads on TV and digital platforms in Arizona highlighting reproductive rights.
Apr. 11, 2024
A Planned Parenthood office in Phoenix
This week's decision by the Arizona Supreme Court upholding a territorial-era near total ban on abortion has led to questions about what the legal landscape will look like in the short term.
Apr. 11, 2024
Three headshots
Now, a handful of Republican state lawmakers say they want to repeal that the 1864 near-total abortion ban, just two years after they voted for legislation that explicitly supported it.
Republican leaders block, ignore efforts by Democrats to repeal abortion law
Apr. 10, 2024

Pages

Subscribe to Abortion