Hillary Clinton slams Arizona’s ‘horrifying’ abortion ban

Hillary Clinton condemned Arizona’s state Supreme Court ruling that will soon put into place a near-total abortion ban.

Last week, the court upheld an 1864 Civil War-era law that nearly bans all abortions and only makes exceptions in cases in which the pregnant mother faces immediate life-threatening conditions. The law also mandates a prison sentence of between two and five years for a healthcare provider performing the procedure unlawfully.

While appearing on The Kelly Clarkson Show, Clinton called the ruling “horrifying in every way.”

“I feared it would happen, but I hoped it wouldn’t happen. And now here we are in the … middle of this very difficult period for women in about half the states of our country who cannot get the care that they need,” Clinton said. “The old
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