Arizona judge rules 19th century abortion ban can take effect
“We applaud the court for upholding the will of the legislature and providing clarity and uniformity on this important issue,” he said.
What’s next: Abortion-rights advocates are expected to appeal the decision — as well as to push to get a Democrat elected to replace Brnovich, who is term limited.
“Today is a difficult day for Arizonans — now subject to a total abortion ban that will have a devasting effect throughout our borders and beyond,” said Caroline Mello Roberson, NARAL Pro-Choice America’s southwest regional director. “We’re working alongside our 75,000 members across the Copper State to send a clear message: When you come for our rights, we come for your seat.”