March 29, 2022 / Modified mar 29, 2022 11:05 a.m.

Lawmakers vote to ban abortions after 15 weeks

Shefali Luthra, a reporter for The 19th, explains the SB 1164's potential impact and how it connects to similar legislation around the country.

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The state House of Representatives voted last week to ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, making Arizona the second state this year to pass such a law.

The fate of Senate Bill 1164 is now up to Gov. Doug Ducey.

Shefali Luthra, a reporter covering health care and gender for The 19th, explains the bill’s potential impact and how it connects to similar legislation around the country.

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