We asked Arizona’s congressional delegation, and candidates for Congress, for their thoughts on SB 1062, the Arizona legislation that would allow businesses to refuse service to people based on religious beliefs. The legislation passed the state House and Senate, and is awaiting a decision f…
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.
PHOENIX — Rejecting claims that it will lead to discrimination, a House panel voted 5-2 Tuesday to give individuals and the businesses they own more rights to refuse to provide services based on their religious beliefs.
PHOENIX — A state lawmaker who also is a pastor unveiled legislation Friday designed to protect himself and other religious leaders from being forced to marry same-sex couples.
PHOENIX - Refusing to blink, Gov. Jan Brewer late Thursday vetoed five bills sent to her this week by Senate President Andy Biggs, who sent them to her despite her threat she would do just that.
PHOENIX - State senators gave final approval Wednesday to legislation supporters say enhance religious freedom while foes contend it will let people use their beliefs as an excuse to discriminate.
Sen. Steve Smith challenged atheist's words.
PHOENIX - When is a prayer not a prayer?
In case you haven't heard, Frank Jarvis Atwood, one of Arizona's longest residents on death row, is suing the state because he's not getting to visit his priest as often as he would like.
PHOENIX - A Senate panel voted Monday to let employers with religious or moral objections refuse to include contraceptive coverage in their health insurance plans for their workers.
Women's health has become an important men's issue.
PHOENIX - Citing the fight in Washington over insurance coverage for birth control, the state Senate voted Tuesday to provide new legal protections for professionals who act or refuse to do things that violate their "sincerely held religious beliefs."