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Arizona after Roe v. Wade

Barbara Atwood, professor of law emerita at the University of Arizona, spoke with AZPM about the past and future of the state's abortion laws.

U.S. Supreme Court The west facade of United States Supreme Court Building at dusk in Washington, D.C., USA. From October 2011.
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The United States Supreme Court ruled Friday to overturn the constitutional right to abortion.

The ruling is expected to lead to bans in roughly half the states.

Barbara Atwood, professor of law emerita at the University of Arizona, spoke with AZPM before Friday's ruling about the past and future of the state's abortion laws.

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