Political Info and Laws in Brief
- Governor Jan Brewer (R) is anti-choice.
- The Arizona House is anti-choice.
- The Arizona Senate is anti-choice.
Arizona has criminal bans on abortion.
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.
Counseling Ban/Gag Rule
Arizona prohibits certain state employees and organizations receiving state funds from counseling or referring women for abortion services.
Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Arizona refers women to CPCs.
Insurance Prohibition for Abortion
Arizona restricts insurance coverage of abortion for some individuals.
Public Facilities Restriction
Arizona prohibits the use of some public facilities for abortion services.
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.
Restrictions on Young Women's Access to Abortion
Arizona law restricts young women's access to abortion services by mandating parental consent.
Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP)
Arizona subjects abortion providers to burdensome restrictions not applied to other medical professionals.
Arizona law requires health-insurance plans that cover prescription medication to provide the same coverage for contraception.
Low-Income Women's Access to Abortion
Arizona provides low-income women access to abortion.
State Constitutional Protection
Arizona's constitution provides greater protection for a woman's right to choose than the U.S. Constitution.
OTHER RELEVANT LAWS
Post-Viability Abortion Restriction
Arizona restricts post-viability abortion.