Kari Lake Shocks Supporters With New Policy Stance

By Mike Fishmore | May 5, 2024

Act of performing

The Arizona Supreme Court reinstated a law dating back 160 years, effectively imposing a near-total prohibition on abortions. 
 

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Originating in 1864, this pre-statehood statute criminalizes the act of performing or assisting in obtaining an abortion, with exceptions only in cases where a woman's life is at risk.
 

Historical ban

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Moreover, the court's decision nullified a previous interpretation by a lower court, which held that a more recent 15-week abortion ban, implemented in March 2022, took precedence over the historical ban.