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Arizona House Votes to Repeal Near-Total 1864 Abortion Ban, Sending Bill to State Senate

Posted on AllSides April 24th, 2024
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Lawmakers in the Arizona house on Wednesday voted to repeal the state’s 1864 abortion ban after the law was upheld by the state supreme court earlier this month.

The Arizona house passed the repeal bill by a 32–28 margin, with three Republican state representatives joining state Democrats in voting for the measure. The latest vote, which was the third attempt to pass a repeal, ended a weekslong stalemate in the Arizona legislature between Republicans and Democrats. The bill now heads to the Arizona senate, where lawmakers are expected to vote...

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