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Arizona

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Arizona Students Deserve the Facts

Students need the facts about reproductive health care in order to make the best decisions for themselves. But an Arizona school board voted to remove information about birth control and abortion from a textbook.

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Arizona's grade on choice-related laws:

Methodology

Access Fact

73 percent of Arizona counties have no abortion provider

Methodology

Source: Guttmacher Institute

State Affiliate

NARAL Pro-Choice Arizona
info@prochoicearizona.org
Website
Facebook page
Twitter: @ProChoiceAZ
Phone: 602.258.4091

Political Info and Laws in Brief

Executives

  • Governor Jan Brewer (R) is anti-choice.

Legislature

  • The Arizona House is anti-choice.
  • The Arizona Senate is anti-choice.

ANTI-CHOICE LAWS

Abortion Bans

Arizona has criminal bans on abortion.
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Biased Counseling & Mandatory Delay

Arizona has a partially unconstitutional and unenforceable law that subjects women seeking abortion services to biased-counseling requirements and mandatory delays.
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Counseling Ban/Gag Rule

Arizona prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
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Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Arizona refers women to CPCs.
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Insurance Prohibition for Abortion

Arizona restricts insurance coverage of abortion for some individuals.
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Public Facilities Restriction

Arizona prohibits the use of some public facilities for abortion services.
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Refusal to Provide Medical Services

Arizona has a law that allows certain individuals or entities to refuse to provide women specific reproductive-health services, information, or referrals.
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Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion

Arizona law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
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Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)

Arizona subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
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PRO-CHOICE LAWS

Contraceptive Equity

Arizona law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
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Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion

Arizona provides low-income women access to abortion.
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State Constitutional Protection

Arizona's constitution provides greater protection for a woman's right to choose than the U.S. Constitution.
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OTHER RELEVANT LAWS

Post-Viability Abortion Restriction

Arizona restricts post-viability abortion.
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