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White House tears up Arizona court's 'backwards' ruling on abortion ban

White House tears up Arizona court’s ‘backwards’ ruling on abortion ban

The White House on Saturday tore up an Arizona court ruling reinstating a near-total ban on abortion dating back to 1864. Driving the news: “The potential consequences of this decision are catastrophic, dangerous and unacceptable,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement. A Pima County judge ruled on Friday that the ban, …

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Arizona judge rules 19th-century abortion ban can go into effect

Arizona judge rules 19th-century abortion ban can go into effect

Republican Attorney General Mark Brnovich, who in July filed a petition asking the court to allow the law to take effect, welcomed the court’s decision. in a tweet Friday. “We commend the court for upholding the will of the legislature and for bringing clarity and consistency to this important issue,” he said. And after: Abortion …

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