Planned Parenthood Arizona v. Horne

State court challenge to an Arizona law that effectively prohibits qualified nurse practitioners from providing first-trimester surgical abortion and medication abortion, prohibits qualified physician assistants from providing medication abortion, and imposes medically unnecessary and inappropriate clinical requirements on the provision of medication abortion. Final Outcome: In August 2011, the Court of Appeals of Arizona upheld the law at issue, and Planned Parenthood Arizona did not appeal the ruling. (See the law here. See the court decision here. Learn more about the case here.)