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The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights in Arizona claim that they can be used to ban all abortionsin order to thwart the state's 2021 "personality" law. I filed an urgent complaint on Saturday. 9} In Arizona.
The US Supreme Courtruled on Friday to overturn the Roe v. Wade case. This means that the state can enforce its own laws on abortion rights.
There are two abortion methods in Arizona. One is more than 100 years old and bans all abortions, and the other is signed earlier this year, banning abortions after 15 weeks unless it saves the mother. life.
Saturday's motion challenges the 2021 law prohibiting abortion required because the fetus has a viable genetic abnormality. The law makes it a felony for doctors to have an abortion due to a genetic abnormality. The law also includes a "personality" clause.
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Protesters in Arizona after the Supreme Court decided to overturn the groundbreaking Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. Shout to join the thousands marching around the Capitol. Friday, June 24, 2022 in Phoenix. (AP Photo / Ross D. Franklin)
Last year, a local judge in the United States made agenetic anomaly law. Blocked the department, but opposed putting the "personality" clause on hold. This provision states that the state interprets all laws and grants civil rights to the fetus.
The ACLU and the Center for Reproductive Rights claim that the "personality" clause could prosecute healthcare providers and pregnant women, who are under several laws, including the danger and assault of children. He states that he may be prosecuted in.
A conservative non-profit lobbying group, the Arizona Policy Center, said the state legislature has approved a law confirming that the fetus has full rights if the Roe v. Wade case is revoked. Said on Saturday.
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"The overthrow of Roe allows the state to enact abortion legislation," said Group President Cathi Herrod. Said. "Arizona has set this law to say that the fetus is protected by law."
Herrod looks forward to further challenges to Arizona's abortion law. Said.
The proceedings filed on behalf of the two abortion providers allege that the "personality" law is too vague.
Law states that civil and criminal law must ensure the rights of the fetus, embryo, and fertilized egg at any stage of development. According to the motion, the law does not provide guidance on applying it to abortion care.
State-wide abortion providers were forced to suspend proceedings following a Friday 5-4 Supreme Court ruling.
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