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'A really good day': Arizona faith leaders celebrate Supreme Court ruling on abortion

Posted on AllSides April 13th, 2024
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Phoenix-area clergy expressed concern, optimism and rejoicing, among other feelings, in response to this week’s court ruling to uphold Arizona’s pre-statehood abortion ban. The Arizona Supreme Court ruled in a 4-to-2 decision on Tuesday that the state's 1864 law banning abortion will remain in place. Some leaders within the Valley’s diverse faith communities shared their varying thoughts on abortion rights and a law that makes no exception for victims of rape or incest and threatens to imprison abortion providers and women who undergo the procedure. "It’s extremely cruel and faulty...

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