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‘Shame! Shame!’ Arizona legislature devolves into chaos as Republicans shut down discussion of revived Civil War-era abortion ban

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2024
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The Arizona Legislature devolved into shouts of “Shame! Shame!” on Wednesday as Republican lawmakers quickly shut down discussion on a proposed repeal of the state’s newly revived 1864 law that criminalizes abortion throughout pregnancy unless a woman’s life is at risk. The state Supreme Court cleared the way on Tuesday for enforcement of the pre-statehood law. Arizona abortion providers vowed Wednesday to continue service until they’re forced to stop, possibly within weeks. State legislators convened as pressure mounted from Democrats and some Republicans, including former President Donald Trump, for them...

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