Arizona abortion ruling upends legal and political landscape from Phoenix to Washington


April 10, 2024

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona abortion providers vowed Wednesday to continue service until they're forced to stop, a pledge that comes day after the state Supreme Court cleared the way for enforcing an 1864 law criminalizing abortion throughout pregnancy unless a woman's life is at risk.

The court decision rocked the state as women, including physicians, grappled with how to respond to a law that comes without exceptions for rape or incest.

State legislators convened as pressure mounted from Democrats and some Republicans, including former President Donald Trump, for them to intervene. House Democrat...

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