Letter of the law(s): Prosecutors confused by conflicting abortion laws

Abortion supporters and opponents at the Supreme Court in June, before the court overturned Roe and said abortion is a question states should decide. That has jumbled the law in Arizona, where lawmakers this year approved abortion up to 15 weeks and a superior court judge just revived a 1901 abortion ban – leaving county prosecutors unsure which law to enforce. (Neetish Basnet/Cronkite News, file)

Abortion supporters and opponents at the Supreme Court in June, before the court overturned Roe and said abortion is a question states should decide. That has jumbled the law in Arizona, where lawmakers this year approved abortion up to 15 weeks and a superior court judge just revived a 1901 abortion ban – leaving county prosecutors unsure which law to enforce. (Neetish Basnet/Cronkite News, file)

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