Won the lottery?  Here are the legal implications

Won the lottery? Here are the legal implications

LEGAL
Some of us simply dream about winning the lottery while others are regular participants. The lottery is fun to play — thinking about what we'll do if we win — but it also serves an important purpose in each state. In Arizona, the money from ticket sales goes to programs and organizations that help Arizona communities such as education, health and human services, the environment and economic and business development.According to GoBankingRates.com, for one of the most popular lotteries in the United States, Mega Millions, your odds of winning are about 1 in 176 million. If you're playing a single-state lottery, your odds increase to 1 in 42 million. To put that in perspective, you are about 30,000 times more likely to experience a bathroom injury than you are to…
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Arizona attorney general: Pre-state abortion ban enforceable

Arizona attorney general: Pre-state abortion ban enforceable

ATTORNEY
“Our office has concluded the Legislature has made its intentions clear with regards to abortion laws,” Brmovich said on Twitter. “ARS 13-3603 (the pre-statehood law) is back in effect and will not be repealed” when the new law takes effect in late September. The old law says anyone who helps a pregnant woman obtain an abortion can be sentenced to two to five years in prison. The only exception is if the life of the woman is in jeopardy. Abortion clinics across Arizona had stopped providing the procedures within hours of last Friday's Supreme Court ruling. They cited concerns that the old law could be enforced.Explaining the halt in procedures, Planned Parenthood Arizona President and CEO Brittany Forteno said the possibility of prosecutions was just too risky to continue providing…
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