* prohibits public educational institutions from performing abortions,
* calls for the cremation or burial of aborted babies,
* forbids abortions on the basis of genetic abnormalities like Down Syndrome, and clarifies that abortion-inducing drugs may not be sent through the mail.
For these reasons SB-1457 will help mothers and their unborn babies, while saving lives; thus the pro-life community is appreciative of Senator Nancy Barto for sponsoring this bill and all of the elected officials who voted in support!
Other pro-life victories this year included SB-1264 (sponsored by Senator Barto) which will better promote adoptions to women otherwise seeking abortion and HB-2410 (sponsored by Representative Diego Espinoza) which expands
Arizona’s Safe Haven Law for newborn babies from 3 days to 30 days. (Excerpts taken from ACC 2021 Legislative Wrap-Up)