How a Mississippi court case could pave the way for an abortion ban in Arizona and across U.S.

Arizona law banning abortion would be enforceable again if Roe v. Wade overturned

By: - October 18, 2021 6:00 am

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a challenge to Mississippi’s strict anti-abortion law in December and the outcome could affect abortion access in Arizona and across the country. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images

WASHINGTON — A six-week abortion ban in Texas enacted in September forced those seeking abortion services in the Lone Star State to look across state lines for care. 

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Arizona Mirror. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.