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US judge says Arizona can require new voters to prove citizenship

US judge says Arizona can require new voters to prove citizenship

PHOENIX — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Election Assistance Commission to require would-be Arizona voters to provide proof of citizenship when they register.

March 19, 2014 10:01 amLoading…

Enforce SB 1070 in reasonable, legal, proportional fashion

A lengthy Star investigation published last week revealed the highly disparate approach Arizona law enforcement agencies take to enforcing state immigration law SB 1070.

March 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
House approves warrantless abortion clinic inspections

House approves warrantless abortion clinic inspections

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.

March 04, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Bible-based Arizona lobby not used to losing

Bible-based Arizona lobby not used to losing

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.

March 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ariz. attorney wants judge to throw out gay marriage lawsuit

Ariz. attorney wants judge to throw out gay marriage lawsuit

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.

February 25, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Court dismisses challenge to Arizona congressional maps

PHOENIX — Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.

February 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Planned Parenthood fights state effort to cut off funding

PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood wants the U.S. Supreme Court to block a last-ditch effort by the state to cut off its Medicaid funds.

January 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Yes: Corporations have no ‘right to religious freedom’ no matter their piety of their owners

Do you know what your boss thinks about Jesus? How about Muhammad or Moses ?

January 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to reinstate AZ abortion restriction

PHOENIX — Arizona’s prohibition of abortions at 20 weeks is dead.

January 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona cannot enforce abortion ban, Supreme Court rules

Arizona cannot enforce abortion ban, Supreme Court rules

PHOENIX — Arizona cannot enforce its ban on abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancies, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning.

January 13, 2014 7:47 amLoading…

Supreme Court considering review of AZ abortion law

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.

January 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer asks Supreme Court to allow expanded SB 1070 enforcement

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.

January 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Filing asks U.S. Supreme Court to block Arizona abortion law

PHOENIX — Arizona is taking center stage in the fight over how far state lawmakers can go to curb abortion rights.

December 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Joel Dvoskin: Gun Violence

Joel Dvoskin: Gun Violence

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).

December 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Horne asks Supreme Court to reinstate voided abortion funding law

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.

November 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State seeks delay in Tohono O'odham casino hearing

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.

November 18, 2013 6:20 pmLoading…

Disability advocates back stricter Arizona abortion law

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.”

November 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona abortion restrictions backed by 16 other states

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.

October 31, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…

Rio Nuevo investigation shows mismanagement, no criminal charges (updated with memo from attorney general)

The Rio Nuevo debacle may have squandered millions of dollars in taxpayer money, but no one will wind up behind bars because of it.

October 11, 2013 6:00 pm Related Loading…

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