PHOENIX — Rejecting last-minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer Wednesday vetoed controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
PHOENIX — Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
WASHINGTON — America's top diplomat is predicting that the U.S. Supreme Court will strike down an anti-gay proposal in Arizona if it ever becomes law and is calling on the state's governor to "make the right decision" and veto it.
Secretary of State John Kerry was responding Wednesday to a …
We asked Southern Arizona lawmakers and candidates for governor for their thoughts on SB 1062, legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers based on religious belief. Gov. Jan Brewer must decide whether to sign it, let it become law without her signature, or veto it.
Sen. John McCain today posted a message on his Twitter account this morning urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto the controversial religion-gay bill.
In response to the passage of SB 1062, a bill that shields individuals and businesses from lawsuits based on discrimination toward gay people and possibly others, a local LGBT group organized on Friday a march to Gov. Jan Brewer's local office in the state office building.
In response to the current effort to let business owners in the state refuse service to gays based on "sincerely held" religious beliefs, Rocco's Little Chicago Pizzeria, 2707 E. Broadway, posted a photo on its Facebook page saying it reserved the right to do so against Arizona lawmakers.
PHOENIX — State senators voted Wednesday to let businesses refuse to serve gays based on owners' "sincerely held" religious beliefs.
Por casi 20 años, Ana Ma, quien ha trabajado en el mundo de la política en Tucsón y en Washington D.C., lo ha hecho muy calladita y detrás de la escena pública, esquivando los reflectores. Prefiere que sean otros los que brillen.
For nearly 25 years, Ana Ma, who has labored in the political worlds of Tucson and Washington, D.C., has done so behind the scenes, shunning the public light. She preferred that others stand in its brightness.
PHOENIX - The partners of gay state and university employees will not lose their health-care and other benefits, at least not now.
U.S. Supreme Court left in place a trial court’s declaration that California’s Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. That outcome probably will allow state officials to order the resumption of same-sex weddings in the nation’s most populous state in about a month.
The justices declared the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional in this opinion released and read on Wednesday.
Hold your applause. As milestones go, this one is disappointing.
As a long-time advocate for equal rights, I am pleased at how far we have come as a society on the issue of same-sex marriage. It is exciting to see public opinion become so accepting so quickly on this issue, and we will see if the Supreme Court strikes down both DOMA and California's Propo…
PHOENIX - Buoyed by four victories nationwide, a Scottsdale man has taken the first steps toward asking Arizonans to overturn their ban on gay marriage.
ATLANTA — The philanthropic arm of shipping giant UPS said it will no longer give money to the Boy Scouts of America as long as the group discriminates against gays, the second major corporation to recently strip funding from the scouts.