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A protester holds a sign at an abortion rights rally at the state Capitol on May 3, 2022.

A guide to help clear up some confusion after the 1864 territorial era ban on abortion took in effect in Arizona, which left providers, patients, and even lawmakers confused about the legal and medical landscape. Read more»

Hon. Kellie Johnson presides over a hearing in Pima County Superior Court in Tucson, Ariz. on August 19, 2022. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is seeking to lift 1972 injunction blocking enforcement of old abortion ban.

A Pima County judge has ruled that a Civil War-era ban on nearly all abortions in Arizona can be enforced in the wake of the Supreme Court overruling Roe v. Wade, lifting an injunction that kept the law from being enforced for nearly 50 years. Read more»

Solicitor General Beau Roysden III makes a statement during a hearing in Pima County Superior Court in Tucson, Ariz. on August 19, 2022. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is seeking to lift 1972 injunction blocking enforcement of old abortion ban.

Abortion access in Arizona is set to be drastically restricted this week — possibly even banned outright — and providers warn the outcome will be long-term harm for women across the Grand Canyon State. Read more»

Planned Parenthood this week resumed abortion services after putting them on hold in the confusion over the Supreme Court’s decision in June revoking the right to an abortion. It is one of at least four clinics in the state now offering abortions while courts untangle abortion law in Arizona.

Planned Parenthood Arizona began offering abortions again at its Tucson facility this week - two months after it suspended services - one of a handful of clinics in the state that have resumed abortion services even though Arizona law is unsettled after the Supreme Court’s ruling. Read more»

A protester in Washington makes her feelings known in June, after the Supreme Court revoked the right to an abortion. The ruling has left both sides of the debate in Arizona grappling over which of more than a century’s worth of laws should apply today.

When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24, it left Arizona officials, advocates and physicians with 120 years of conflicting abortion laws to untangle - two months later, things are still tangled. Read more»

Hon. Kellie Johnson presides over a hearing in Pima County Superior Court in Tucson, Ariz. on August 19, 2022. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is seeking to lift 1972 injunction blocking enforcement of old abortion ban.

A judge in Tucson will decide whether to lift a 1971 injunction that protects abortion rights in Arizona, after Attorney General Mark Brnovich moved to resurrect a ban from the state's territorial days. Read more»

Anti-abortion demonstrators approach the group of abortion-rights protesters at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix on June 24, 2022.

In the wake of Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood Arizona announced it has shut down its abortion services, effective immediately, while it sorts through “Arizona’s tangled web of conflicting laws.” Read more»