The state of Arizona has been ordered to pay Deliberate Parenthood of Arizona and different abortion suppliers greater than $600,000 in lawyer charges and different prices they spent preventing a since-repealed regulation.
The order signed by U.S. District Decide Steven P. Logan in Phoenix Monday comes greater than a yr after Gov. Doug Ducey signed a regulation repealing the abortion reversal regulation that was the topic of the lawsuit.
The 2015 regulation Ducey had signed required abortion suppliers to inform sufferers that the consequences of an abortion-inducing drug are reversible.
Abortion suppliers stated the regulation was unconstitutional as a result of it wasn’t backed by science and made docs give sufferers a state-mandated message they believed is medically mistaken. Abortion opponents stated ladies ought to be told a few new technique.