Attorney General Tom Horne wants to take a legal battle against Planned Parenthood of Arizona all the way to the United States Supreme Court. The two are fighting over a law passed by the Arizona Legislature in 2012 that would force physicians to follow the original FDA approval guidelines for a med ... More >>
Arizona's newest regulations against medicated abortion will remain blocked while the court battle continues.The court battle is over rules that were recently implemented by the state health department to comply with House Bill 2036, signed into law in 2012. A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel ov ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer has signed a bill that allows the state health department to search abortion clinics without an administrative warrant.Brewer didn't make any public comments on her signing of the legislation, House Bill 2284.
Arizona's newest abortion regulations won't go into effect while adversaries of the new rules challenge a ruling from a lower court.The regulations, which impose new restrictions on medicated abortions in the state, have been the subject of a court battle just as the rules were set to take effect on ... More >>
The Center for Reproductive Rights announced that it's appealing a federal judge's decision earlier this week that allowed new abortion regulations in Arizona to take effect.As of yesterday, doctors in Arizona who prescribe the pills for medicated abortions must do so within FDA guidelines, rather t ... More >>
Days after Governor Jan Brewer vetoed Senate Bill 1062, which would have allowed businesses to discriminate against gays and others based on a business owner's "sincerely held" religious beliefs, Cathi Herrod retreated to the studio of a friendly TV talking head: fellow conservative, former pastor, ... More >>
A federal judge denied Planned Parenthood's request for a temporary injunction against new abortion regulations that limit the use of abortions by medication in the state.The new regulations take effect today.
While Republican lawmakers are arguing that it's necessary to allow warrantless searches of abortion clinics in Arizona, the first warranted search of an abortion clinic in several years just recently took place.The Associated Press, which reported this fact, noted the coincidence that this warrant ... More >>
Yet another new Arizona abortion law has resulted in a lawsuit.The latest lawsuit, filed by Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Center for Reproductive Rights, alleges a new regulation that restricts how medicated abortions are administered is unconstitutional.David Brown, a staff attor ... More >>
Women's-health experts have issued guidelines that allow women to chose the option of a medicated abortion at up to nine weeks of pregnancy, but Arizona doctors won't be able to follow the protocol anymore.The Arizona Department of Health Services released new rules to comply with House Bill 2036, s ... More >>
Abortion still seems to be a top priority for Governor Jan Brewer and the Legislature, as the governor announced the signing of yet another bill that's not making Planned Parenthood happy at all.The governor signed House Bill 2800 into law late last week, which described in the broadest sense by the ... More >>
Amid heavy dissent from the public over Arizona's bill allowing employers to drop coverage for contraception in their health care plans if they have "religious objections," House Bill 2625 was voted down by the Senate late last month.Thanks to those gems of procedure in the Arizona Legislature, Sena ... More >>
The Arizona Senate is currently considering a bill that would keep all of the existing prescription drug coverage for any medications your doctor prescribes for you, unless it's contraception.It's been the law in Arizona since 2003 that prescription contraception is treated just like any other m ... More >>
The Arizona Senate is currently considering a bill -- which has already been passed by the House -- that would keep all of the existing prescription drug coverage you're getting through your employer or health insurance company... if you're a dude.If you're a woman, and Jesus or a similar figure ... More >>
Planned parenthood today formally filed paperwork to dismiss its lawsuit challenging several abortion laws that took effect in September. The laws, most of which were passed by the Arizona Legislature in 2009, place new restrictions on abortion procedures and make it far more difficult for women ... More >>
If you live in a rural part of Arizona and want to get an abortion, best of luck to you -- new abortion laws that pro-choice advocates say will make it extremely difficult for people in the boonies to get an abortion go into effect today, compliments of the Arizona state Legislature and Governor ... More >>
www.donkeytees.comThanks to "dangerous" new laws passed by the Arizona Legislature this year -- and a recent court decision that overturned an injunction on laws passed in 2009 -- Planned Parenthood announced today that it will discontinue abortion services in six Arizona cities."Under the guise ... More >>
www.zazzle.com Most Arizona lawmakers sure don't.Planned Parenthood announced today that it's filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of two abortion bills signed into law by Governor Jan Brewer earlier this year that make it more difficult for Arizona women to end a pregnancy.As ... More >>
www.demotivateus.comThere are several abortion bills making their way through the Arizona Legislature at the moment. None of them seem to make a whole lot of sense, considering the other, more-pressing issues the state currently faces (namely a pesky $2 billion budget shortfall), but o ... More >>
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner met with President Barack Obama yesterday prior to Obama's speech at ASU. Obama invited Warner to play basketball with him at the White House, and Warner offered to pray for Obama's family...L. William Seidman, former business school dean at Arizona State Un ... More >>
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