Arizona Senate Votes to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks

The Arizona State Senate has voted to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The vote was 20 to 10, with one Republican joining Democrats in opposition. The measure now goes to Arizona’s State House. Six states have passed similar abortion bans over the past two years.

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