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Report details abortions granted for AZ minors

PHOENIX (AP) -

Statistics from the Administrative Office of the Courts show Arizona judges often approve abortions for minors who are seeking to go forward with the procedure without parental consent.

The judicial office has been required to report such court orders to the Arizona Department of Health Services since July 2010. Since that time, Superior Court judges have granted 95 out of 128 petitions.

The Arizona Capitol Times reports that the latest figures, which cover 2012, show the state recorded a 7.4 percent decline in total abortions from the previous year.

There were 13,340 reported abortions, including 463 Arizona residents younger than 18. The courts reported issuing only 42 orders allowing minors to bypass their parents' consent.

Such proceedings are held in secret and records are sealed to protect the minor's privacy.

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