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PHOENIX — Women in Arizona no longer have the legal right to an abortion due to a fetal abnormality at any stage of the pregnancy, even if Arizona courts finally conclude the procedure is legal through 15 weeks for no reason at all.

In a new ruling, U.S. District Court Judge Douglas Rayes acknowledged he had previously blocked the state from enforcing the 2021 statute.

Howard Fischer is a veteran journalist who has reported on state government and legal affairs in Arizona since 1982, the last 25 for Capitol Media Services which he founded in 1991.

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The (R)s in the Arizona Clownhouse have proven themselves complete and utter neanderthals. Strike that - it's an insult to neanderthals. They are troglodytes.

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