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Arizona upholds 1860s abortion ban

Posted on AllSides April 9th, 2024
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Sign up here to receive “The in brief” as a newsletter, each weekday, in your inbox. Arizona’s Supreme Court said the state could enforce a law from 1864 that criminalises abortions except when the mother’s life is in jeopardy. Arizona’s 15-week ban will stay in place until a lower court hears more challenges to the law, which was passed before Arizona became a state. Democrats quickly slammed the ruling—but so did Kari Lake, a Republican running in a tight race for the Senate in the critical swing state. (She called...

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