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Brewer signs law permitting unannounced inspections of Arizona abortion clinics

Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Tuesday allowing the state Department of Health to make unannounced inspections of abortion clinics without first getting a warrant from a judge.

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Political stories from across the state (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

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Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Citing everything from protecting women’s health to God’s opposition to the procedure, state senators gave final approval Wednesday to allowing unannounced warrantless inspection of abortion clinics.

April 09, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Appeals court extends injunction blocking new state abortion restrictions

PHOENIX — Arizona will not be able to enforce its new law limiting drug-induced abortions for at least another six weeks.

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Injunction granted in court fight over new Arizona abortion rules

Injunction granted in court fight over new Arizona abortion rules

PHOENIX — Arizona will not be able to enforce its new law limiting medication abortions for at least another six weeks.

April 08, 2014 2:56 pmLoading…

Horne asks court to lift a stay on enforcing new abortion restrictions

PHOENIX — The top attorney for the state asked federal appellate judges Friday to immediately dissolve the emergency stay now blocking Arizona from enforcing its new abortion restrictions.

April 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Political stories from across the state (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

April 03, 2014 9:00 amLoading…

Appeals court grants temporary halt to new Ariz. abortion rules

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court on Wednesday put Arizona’s new abortion law on hold, at least for the time being.

April 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Abortion providers ask federal court to put new rules on hold

PHOENIX — Unable to stop new abortion restrictions from taking effect Tuesday, foes now hope to get a federal appeals court to block them from being enforced.

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Judge rejects bid to delay new abortion rules in Arizona

Judge rejects bid to delay new abortion rules in Arizona

PHOENIX — New restrictions on drug-induced abortions will take effect this morning as had been scheduled.

April 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Federal judge in Tucson is asked to block abortion-drug restrictions

Federal judge in Tucson is asked to block abortion-drug restrictions

A state law regulating the use of drugs prescribed in medical abortions would put unfair obstacles in the paths of women seeking abortions, opponents of the law argued in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday.

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Abortion curb should take effect as scheduled April 1, state argues

Abortion curb should take effect as scheduled April 1, state argues

PHOENIX — An attorney for the state is asking a judge to rebuff a bid by abortion providers to prevent a new restriction  from taking effect as scheduled less than two weeks form now.

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Groups ask court to block ban on race-, gender-based abortions

PHOENIX — Saying the law stigmatizes their races, members of two groups asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block Arizona from banning race- and gender-based abortions.

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Planned Parenthood fights impending limits on RU-486

Planned Parenthood fights impending limits on RU-486

PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will sharply restrict the ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.

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Tucson doctor, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit over abortion drug rules

Tucson doctor, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit over abortion drug rules

PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will limit their ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.

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House approves warrantless abortion clinic inspections

House approves warrantless abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Citing the need to protect women’s lives, the state House voted Tuesday to allow state health officials to make unannounced inspections at abortion clinics without first getting a warrant.

March 04, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

House approves unannounced, warrantless abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Ignoring a virtually certain lawsuit, the state House voted Thursday to let health officials conduct unannounced inspections at abortion clinics.

February 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Supreme Court ruling sides with Planned Parenthood

PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut off family-planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.

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US Supreme Court: Arizona can't withhold Planned Parenthood funds over abortion

US Supreme Court: Arizona can't withhold Planned Parenthood funds over abortion

PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut off family planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning.

February 24, 2014 9:33 amLoading…

New state limits on abortion coming in April

PHOENIX — State health officials are implementing new rules limiting the use of an abortion drug in Arizona, which could make the procedure more expensive.

January 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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