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With 1864 abortion ban repealed, Arizona doctors don’t need emergency licenses in California and none have signed up

Arizona abortion providers and abortion rights advocates voiced appreciation for the neighborly gesture.

House Minority Whip backs Engel, slams Ciscomani on women's health record

United States House Minority Whip Katherine Clark and democratic congressional hopeful Kirsten Engel tour Planned Parenthood to discuss abortion access.

Arizona doctors can come to California to perform abortions under new law signed by Gov. Newsom

California's law is meant to circumvent an Arizona law that bans nearly all abortions in that state.

AZ Supreme Court puts 1864 abortion ban enforcement on hold

The court is wating another 90 days before the near-total abortion ban goes into effect.

Congressman Ciscomani on the border, 1864 abortion ban, effort to oust House speaker

Congressman Juan Ciscomani spoke with AZPM senior reporter Danyelle Khmara on some of the most salient topics of the day

Arizona's near-total ban from 1864 is officially repealed

Governor Katie Hobbs signed the repeal Thursday afternoon.

AZ Senate repeals near-total abortion ban, headed to Governor's office

The repeal passed on a slim 16 to 14 vote after two Republicans crossed party lines.

Changing their tune: Turmoil within Republicans over abortion and its election impact

Arizona's senate requires some bipartisan support to repeal the 1864 near-total ban. But, some Republicans are fighting to keep the ban, while others are wavering.

Hobbs and Mayes launches reproductive rights website

The website works to clarify and connect Arizonans to abortion access both in and out of state.

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to let Arizona doctors provide abortions in California

It would apply only to doctors licensed in good standing in Arizona and their patients, and last only through the end of November.

Republican says abortion ban repeal will advance in the state House by midweek

The 29 Democrats in the House of Representatives have twice tried to alter House rules to vote to repeal the ban.

AZ abortion ban is not in effect yet, attorney general tells hospitals

She said she would notify medical providers if the enforcement date changes.

Arizona House again refuses to repeal 1864 abortion law but Senate agrees

House Speaker Ben Toma kept the bill from being brought up.

Senate hopeful Kari Lake fears AZ abortion ban will motivate voters in November

Senate candidate Kari Lake continued to oppose the revival of Arizona’s 1864 near-total ban on abortion, during a campaign rally at the University of Arizona on Thursday night.

Hours after near-total ban upheld: Providers in AZ abortion clinic fear for patients' lives

On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court upheld a Civil War-era law that bans nearly all abortions, except to save the life of a pregnant person.

AZ Supreme Court lets abortion ban stand

The 4-2 decision puts an 1864 law into effect.

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