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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…
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.

March 20, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

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.

March 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Lawmaker says low rate of pregnancy from rape

WASHINGTON — Republican Arizona congressman Trent Franks drew a sharp response during debate on an abortion bill when he said that the number of pregnancies resulting from rape is very low.

June 12, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Groups file lawsuit over Arizona abortion limits

PHOENIX — Calling the measure racist, a coalition of rights groups filed suit Wednesday to overturn a two-year-old law banning abortion for race or gender selection.

May 29, 2013 10:00 amLoading…

Calif. plan could affect toxic flame retardants in products across US

CHICAGO — In a move that could affect consumers nationwide, California officials on Friday unveiled plans to scrap an obscure 1975 rule that led to the buildup of toxic flame retardants in sofas, loveseats and upholstered chairs in millions of American homes.

February 08, 2013 4:23 pmLoading…

Free local seminar about infertility treatment advances

 Northwest Medical Center on Monday will offer a free seminar for women and couples interested in the latest advancements in infertility treatments.

September 21, 2012 11:30 amLoading…

Judge: Arizona can implement 20-week abortion law

PHOENIX — A federal judge today refused to stop a new law limiting abortions beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy from going into effect on Thursday.

July 30, 2012 11:09 amLoading…

DC activists to visit abortion bill's Arizona sponsor

WASHINGTON — Advocates for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress will be visiting an Arizona congressman who wants to ban abortion in the nation’s capital after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

May 23, 2012 9:03 amLoading…

Abortions at 20 weeks now illegal in Arizona

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer has signed legislation making Arizona the seventh state that generally bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

April 12, 2012 4:48 pmLoading…

Arizona House: No abortions after 20 weeks

PHOENIX — The Arizona House on Tuesday approved the state’s latest anti-abortion legislation, a sweeping bill that generally bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and institutes new disclosure mandates that require the state maintain a website with images of fetuses at various stages of…

April 10, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

Court: Texas may enforce abortion law

NEW ORLEANS — The federal appeals court in New Orleans says Texas can enforce an abortion law passed last year while opponents challenge it in court.

January 10, 2012 8:28 amLoading…

LA baby among the world’s smallest

LOS ANGELES — At birth, Melinda Star Guido was so tiny she could fit into the palm of her doctor’s hand. Weighing just 9 1/2 ounces — less than a soda can — she is among the smallest babies ever born in the world.

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