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Planned Parenthood of Arizona recently announced it is now offering vasectomies again, a response to increased demand in the months since the U.S. Supreme Court reversed Roe v. Wade and undid the constitutionally-protected right to abortion.
Mar. 22, 2023
pregnant woman
Arizona House Republicans have approved expanding when child support has to be paid — but some Democrats say this bill is really designed to outlaw abortion.
Mar. 14, 2023
Ultrasound image of fetus
There are a couple of GOP-sponsored bills making their way through the Arizona Legislature that, on their face, aim to protect mothers and children. But Democrats say they are surreptitious ways to add fetal personhood into Arizona law.
Mar. 9, 2023
Camelback Family Planning
Collecting accurate data about abortions in the United States has always been hard. Since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, it’s even harder. Jasmine Mithani says that's a problem.
Mar. 7, 2023
A Planned Parenthood office in Phoenix
Planned Parenthood of Arizona is offering vasectomy services for the first time in several years. It’s a move the organization says comes amid increased demand for the procedure since last June, when the Supreme Court reversed the Roe v. Wade decision and undid the constitutionally-protected right to abortion.
Mar. 6, 2023
Arizona Supreme Court building
The state Supreme Court is being asked to reverse a lower court’s decision and enforce the pre-statehood law that made nearly all abortions illegal.
Mar. 3, 2023
Mifeprex mifepristone abortion pill package
A federal judge in Texas is expected to rule shortly in a lawsuit that aims to block access to one of the two drugs typically used in medication abortions. At the same time, Arizona has joined a multi-state lawsuit that argues the drug should be more available nationwide.
Feb. 28, 2023
Mifeprex mifepristone abortion pill package
Attorney General Kris Mayes is joining 11 other states — Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Delaware, Illinois, Connecticut, Colorado, Vermont, New Mexico, Michigan and Rhode Island — in suing the FDA over its restrictions of the drug mifepristone, which is used in an abortion regimen.
Feb. 24, 2023
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Arizona lawmakers heard testimony Tuesday for a bill that would require physicians to do everything possible to save the life of a baby born alive during an abortion.
Feb. 16, 2023
stained glass window
Before the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade last summer, we got used to thinking about religious liberty and abortion in a certain way. But now that Roe is no more, Cathleen Kaveny says the tables have turned.
Feb. 10, 2023
Fronteras Desk logo
A group of GOP lawmakers are asking a judge to allow them to defend an Arizona law that criminalizes physicians for performing abortions because of genetic abnormalities.
Feb. 7, 2023
Ultrasound image of fetus
Who can drive in the HOV lane might seem like an inconsequential part of this fight, but legal experts say the incident raises an array of questions about an issue that’s central to the abortion debate: fetal personhood.
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Feb. 1, 2023
Mifeprex mifepristone abortion pill package
The Food and Drug Administration is asking a judge to stop a bid by a Scottsdale-based law firm to block public access to a pregnancy terminating drug.
Jan. 30, 2023
abortion clinic
A federal judge has ruled an Arizona law banning doctors from performing abortions because of genetic abnormalities can take effect. The law was passed two years ago by legislators but was unable to take effect because of the federal protections provided under the Roe vs. Wade ruling.
Jan. 24, 2023
Arizona Capitol rally January 2023
A crowd of people gathered at the state Capitol on Sunday. They rallied together for various causes, including commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, and speaking out against a series of legislative bills targeting transgender individuals.
Jan. 22, 2023
A Planned Parenthood office in Phoenix
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, Planned Parenthood of Arizona is asking Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs to strengthen abortion access and protections in the state.
Jan. 20, 2023
Cathi Herrod (left) and Caroline Mello Roberson
Cathi Herrod has long been one of the leading voices against abortion rights in Arizona. Caroline Mello Roberson is the Southwest regional director of NARAL, which lobbies for abortion rights across the country. The Show spoke with both of them about the legal and political landscape surrounding abortion in Arizona.
Jan. 4, 2023
Arizona Capitol building
With The Show to talk about the state Court of Appeals abortion ruling and some other goings-on in state government as the calendar turns to 2023 is Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Jan. 3, 2023
Kris Mays and Katie Hobbs
Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes says she does not plan on challenging a ruling from the state Court of Appeals that allows doctors to perform abortions through the 15th week of pregnancy.
Jan. 3, 2023
Governor Elect Katie Hobbs
Democrat Katie Hobbs has promised to push for abortion rights when she’s sworn in as Arizona's governor in January. But in a deeply divided political climate, will Hobbs be able to make good on her promises?
More Arizona politics news
Dec. 19, 2022


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