Republican Attorney General Mark Brnovich, who in July filed a petition asking the court to allow the law to take effect, welcomed the court’s decision. in a tweet Friday.
“We commend the court for respecting the will of the legislature and for bringing clarity and consistency to this important issue,” he said.
And after: Abortion rights advocates are expected to appeal the ruling — as well as push to elect a Democrat to replace the time-limited Brnovich.
“Today is a difficult day for Arizonans – now subject to a total abortion ban that will have a devastating effect across our borders and beyond,” said Caroline Mello Roberson, Southwest Regional Director of NARAL Pro-Choice America. “We are working alongside our 75,000 members across the Copper State to send a clear message: when you come for our rights, we come for your seat.”