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    • Barry Morris Goldwater (1909–1998) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      Barry Morris Goldwater was a Republican Arizona Senator and US presidential candidate in the twentieth-century whose policies supported the women's reproductive rights movement. Goldwater, a businessman and Air Force ...
    • Clinica Para Madres (1934-1950) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      The Clinica Para Madres (Mother’s Clinic) opened in Tucson, Arizona, in December of 1934 as the first birth control clinic in Arizona. After moving to Tucson, birth control activist Margaret Sanger, along with a group of ...
    • Doe v. Bolton (1973) 

      Abboud, Carolina J.
      In the 1973 court case Doe v. Bolton, the US Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., ruled that a Georgia law regulating abortion was unconstitutional. The Georgia abortion law required women seeking abortions to get approval ...
    • Hodgson v. Minnesota (1990) 

      Horwitz, Rainey
      In the 1990 case Hodgson v. Minnesota, the US Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., upheld Minnesota statute 144.343, which required physicians to notify both biological parents of minors seeking abortions forty-eight hours ...
    • Isaacson v. Horne (2013) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      In the 2013 case Isaacson v. Horne, the US Court of Appeals in the Ninth Circuit ruled that Arizona House Bill (HB) 2036, which prohibited abortions after twenty weeks of gestation, was unconstitutional. The Arizona State ...
    • Margaret (Peggy) Goldwater (1909–1985) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      Margaret Goldwater advocated for birth control and reproductive rights in the United States during the twentieth century. Goldwater was a socialite and philanthropist and was married to Barry Goldwater, US Senator from ...
    • The Mother's Health Clinic of Phoenix (1937-1942) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      The Mother's Health Clinic opened in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1937 and provided women in central Arizona with contraception and family planning resources. A group of wealthy philanthropic Phoenix women founded the clinic under ...
    • Nelson v. Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson (1973) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      The 1973 case Nelson v. Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson established the legality of abortion in Arizona. The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the Arizona Revised Statutes 13-211, 13-212, and 13-213, collectively ...
    • Pearl Mao Tang (1922– ) 

      Malladi, Lakshmeeramya
      A licensed obstetrician and gynecologist, Pearl Tang worked to improve the health of women and children in Maricopa County, Arizona, during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Her work with the Maricopa County Health ...
    • People's Padre: An Autobiography (1954), by Emmett McLoughlin 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      Emmett McLoughlin wrote People's Padre: An Autobiography, based on his experiences as a Roman Catholic priest advocating for the health of people in Arizona. The Beacon Press in Boston, Massachusetts, published the ...
    • Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson (1950-1977) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      Established in 1950, the Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson provided Arizona women with family planning resources until 1977, when it expanded to locations outside of Tucson and became Planned Parenthood of Southern ...
    • Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson, Inc., v. Marks (1972) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      In the 1972 case Planned Parenthood Center of Tucson, Inc., v. Marks, the Arizona Court of Appeals required the Arizona Superior Court to rehear the case Planned Parenthood Association v. Nelson (1971) and issue a decision ...
    • Planned Parenthood Committee of Phoenix (1942-1978) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      The Planned Parenthood Committee of Phoenix was established in 1942 to expand Arizona women's access to family planning resources. The Planned Parenthood Committee of Phoenix was formed through the merging of The Mother's ...
    • Planned Parenthood Committee of Phoenix v. Maricopa County (1962) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      In the 1962 case Planned Parenthood Committee of Phoenix v. Maricopa County, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that Arizona Revised Statute 13-213, which banned the public advertising of contraceptive or abortion medication ...
    • Roe v. Wade (1973) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia; Seward, Sharaden
      In the 1973 case of Roe v. Wade, the US Supreme Court ruled that laws banning abortion violated the US Constitution. The Texas abortion laws, articles 1191–1194, and 1196 of the Texas penal code, made abortion illegal and ...
    • State v. New Times, INC (1973) 

      Nunez-Eddy, Claudia
      In the 1973 case State v. New Times, INC, the Arizona Court of Appeals in Phoenix, Arizona, ruled that Arizona Revised Statutes 13-211, 13-212, and 13-213, collectively called the Arizona abortion statutes, were unconstitutional. ...
    • Title X Family Planning Program (1970–1977) 

      Ciardullo, Patsy; Wagoner, Nevada
      The Family Planning Services and Public Research Act of 1970, often called Title X Family Planning Program, is a US federal law that provides federal funding for family planning services to low income or uninsured families. ...
    • Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989) 

      Abboud, Carolina J.
      In the 1989 case Webster v. Reproductive Health Services, the US Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of a Missouri law regulating abortion care. The Missouri law prohibited the use of public facilities, employees, ...
    • Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt (2016) 

      Abboud, Carolina J.
      In the 2016 case Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, the US Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional the Texas requirements that abortion providers have admitting privileges at local hospitals and that abortion facilities ...