Attorney Andy Gaona

Andy Gaona Argues High-Profile Abortion Case for Planned Parenthood Arizona Before Arizona Supreme Court

In a high-stakes case that will determine the future of access to abortion in Arizona, attorney Andy Gaona represented Planned Parenthood Arizona in an oral argument before the Arizona Supreme Court this week. The question before the court is which of two abortion laws controls in Arizona – a law first enacted during the Civil War that bans nearly all abortions, or one enacted just last year under which physicians can provide abortion care through 15 weeks. Last December, the Arizona Court of Appeals held that the more recent law controls, and that physicians can’t be prosecuted under the pre-statehood law. On Planned Parenthood’s behalf, Andy urged the Arizona Supreme Court to affirm that ruling.     The Arizona Supreme Court will decide the case sometime in...

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