Appeals Court Temporarily Blocks Arizona Abortion Ban – NBC 7 San Diego

ARIZONA – A three-judge panel of the Arizona Court of Appeals granted Planned Parenthood Arizona’s request for an emergency stay of the Pima County Superior Court’s September 23 ruling, which lifted an injunction on the ban. abortion state.

The suspension temporarily blocks enforcement of the ban while Planned Parenthood’s appeal continues, allowing abortion care to resume, effective immediately.

The suspension blocks an archaic near-total ban on abortion dating back to 1864, before Arizona officially became a US state. In 1973, the ban was challenged in court and permanently banned after Roe v Wade and therefore could not be enforced.

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