Ariz. Asks High Court To Uphold 20-Week-Plus Abortion Ban

Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 4:17 PM EDT) -- The Arizona attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up his challenge of a May ruling in which the Ninth Circuit found the state’s ban on most abortions after 20 weeks to be unconstitutional.

Attorney General Tom Horne asked the high court to consider whether the Ninth Circuit was correct to rely on the Supreme Court’s landmark 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade to find it is unconstitutional to ban abortions before a fetus becomes viable, even in light of what he argues...
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