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Brnovich: Territorial-era ban on abortions in Arizona is the law of the land, not 15-week ban

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Wednesday that a 158-year old law declaring that anyone who facilitates a procedure that causes a miscarriage or abortion can face a prison sentence between two to five years is now in effect. The law has no exception for abortion in cases of rape or incest but interim Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell has said she is unlikely to prosecute cases of survivors of rape and incest.
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Arizona AG says 1864 territorial ban on abortion is now law of the land

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Wednesday that a 158-year old Arizona law declaring that any woman or provider who facilitates a procedure that causes a miscarriage or abortion can face a prison sentence between two to five years is now in effect and effectively bans abortion in the state.“Our office has concluded that the Arizona legislature has made its intentions clear regarding abortions laws,” Brnovich’s office said in a Tweeted…

2 months ago·United States
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Brnovich: Territorial-era ban on abortions in Arizona is the law of the land, not 15-week ban

Brnovich said he would seek to set aside an injunction the Court of Appeals put in place in 1973 that blocked the enforcement of the territorial law.

2 months ago·Phoenix, United States
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AZ AG says territorial ban on abortion now law of the land

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Wednesday that a 158-year old Arizona law declaring that any woman or provider who facilitates a procedure that causes a miscarriage or abortion can face a prison sentence between two to five years is…

2 months ago
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Arizona Mirror

AG says Arizona territorial ban on abortion now law of the land  • Arizona Mirror

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Wednesday that a 158-year old Arizona law banning abortion is now in effect.

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