Getting an abortion in Arizona remains in legal limbo as court cases proceed between two conflicting anti-abortion laws.
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Arizona’s Republican Attorney General Moves Closer Towards Reviving 19th-Century Abortion Ban
Galvanized by the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade last month, the Republican-led Arizona Legislature is now working towards reviving a 158-year-old territorial-era law, originating in 1864, that would sentence doctors to two to five years in prison for providing abortions.
Abortion Bans Threaten Jail Time for Pregnant People
After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, pregnant people could now be sent to prison if they experience a miscarriage or stillbirth.
Biden Takes Action to Protect Abortion Rights but is it Enough?
Since the conservative majority in the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last month, President Biden stated that the court’s decision was not driven by the Constitution or the history of protecting women at the time when they were dying from unsafe abortions.
Arizona in a Post Roe World
Since the Supreme Court conservative majority ruled 6-3 in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and 5-4 to overturn Roe, the landscape of reproductive rights has drastically changed with many states already placing restrictions or outright bans on the practice of abortions with no exemptions for rape, incest, or danger to the well-being of the patient.
Arizona Outlaws Abortion After 15 Weeks as Supreme Court Considers Similar Mississippi Ban
Since the Supreme Court agreed to consider Mississippi’s ban, multiple states have passed previability bans.
Biden Says Draft Supreme Court Abortion Ruling is a ‘Radical Decision’
President Joe Biden acknowledged that the potential decision in Dobbs would have consequences for other civil and human rights issues.