PHOENIX — Citing the need to protect women’s lives, the state House voted Tuesday to allow state health officials to make unannounced inspections at abortion clinics without first getting a warrant.
PHOENIX — For years, Cathi Herrod and her Center for Arizona Policy have flexed their political muscles, pushing through legislation representing what she calls “fundamental principles” that often are espoused in the Bible.
PHOENIX — An attorney for the state wants a judge to throw out a bid by several gay couples, including one in Tucson, to allow them to marry.
PHOENIX — Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.
PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood wants the U.S. Supreme Court to block a last-ditch effort by the state to cut off its Medicaid funds.
Do you know what your boss thinks about Jesus? How about Muhammad or Moses ?
PHOENIX — Arizona’s prohibition of abortions at 20 weeks is dead.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot enforce its ban on abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancies, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning.
The U.S. Supreme Court could decide this morning if Arizona is going to get a chance to enforce its ban on abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is asking the nation’s high court to let Arizona enforce a 2010 law making it a crime to knowingly transport or harbor illegal immigrants.
PHOENIX — Arizona is taking center stage in the fight over how far state lawmakers can go to curb abortion rights.
I commend the Star for reprinting the Washington Post editorial on the need for research on accidental firearm deaths of children (“Info vital on scope of gun accidents involving kids,” Dec. 3).
PHOENIX — Saying it’s a matter of the state’s rights, Attorney General Tom Horne wants the U.S. Supreme Court to let Arizona cut Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood because the organization also provides abortions paid for with private dollars.
PHOENIX — State officials are trying to delay a federal appellate court hearing on the question of whether the Tohono O’odham Nation can build a casino on the edge of Glendale.
PHOENIX — Three disability-rights groups are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to let Arizona enforce its ban on abortions at 20 weeks as a necessary safeguard against “postnatal eugenics.”
PHOENIX — Officials from 16 states are lining up behind Arizona’s bid to enforce its year-old ban on abortions at or after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
The Rio Nuevo debacle may have squandered millions of dollars in taxpayer money, but no one will wind up behind bars because of it.
FLORENCE — Arizona executed its oldest person on death row Wednesday, nearly 35 years after he was charged with murdering a Bisbee man during a robbery and dumping his body along a highway.
PHOENIX — Secretary of State Ken Bennett is directing election officials to separate their federal election ballots from state and local races to keep those who cannot prove citizenship from voting in the latter.
PHOENIX — Attorneys for the state are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to give Arizona, and every other state, more authority to restrict abortions.