Arizona judge rules 19th century abortion ban can take effect

Thousands of protesters advance all over the Arizona Capitol afterwards the Supreme Court accommodation to annul the battleground Roe v. Wade aborticide accommodation on June 24, 2022, in Phoenix. | Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo

An Arizona adjudicator disqualified Friday which a accompaniment legislations prohibiting about all abortions can booty effect, banishment clinics in the accompaniment to anon stop alms the procedure.

The state’s pre-Roe law, which prohibits all abortions except to save the activity of the abundant person, was once allowable in 1864, afore Arizona became a state. But administration of the statute has been blocked back 1973, while it was once begin actionable by the Arizona Court of Appeals and after allowable in above court.

“The Court finds which because the acknowledged base for the acumen entered in 1973 has now been overruled, it charge abandon the acumen in its entirety,” Pima County Superior Court Judge Kellie Johnson wrote in her ruling.

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