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his July 4, Americans again celebrated our nation and its organizing principle: Liberty. We know that our founding document establishes our inalienable rights to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”. We’re proud to be the “land of the free and the home of the brave” and to pledge “liberty and justice for all”.
Ben Franklin once said. “If you fail to plan, then you’re planning to fail.” He wasn’t talking about government, but the wisdom applies.
Lawyers for Arizona and a group of gay and lesbian couples who sued over the state's ban on same-sex marriage want a judge to decide the case without a trial.
Calling the state policy motivated by animosity, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ordered that “dreamers” who the federal government allow to work in this country also be issued Arizona driver's licenses, at least for the time being.
More than a decade ago, former Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court installed a massive granite monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments in the rotunda of the Alabama State Judicial Building. Two years later it was removed by court order as a violation of the separation of church and state. Shortly thereafter, Justice Moore was also removed by court order from the Alabama State Judicial Building.
A bid by state lawmakers to take back the power to draw congressional lines is legally flawed and should be rejected, the lead attorney for the Independent Redistricting Commission told the nation's high court.
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We celebrate our nation’s 238th birthday this month, unless we count from the year of the Constitution’s adoption. If so, then it’s a young 227 years old. Too young for a nation to die? Not according to history. We learn civilizations generally collapse within 200 years, so we can wonder if the USA is overdue to “tap out.”
The U.S. Supreme Court accepted a case involving a Gilbert ordinance regulating the size of temporary signs on church property.
More than fifty people, including ASU professors, packed into a courtroom to support Ersula Ore, the woman accused of assaulting an officer.
Arizona is not going to take center stage this year in the battle over genetically modified foods.
For the first time in more than three decades, Arizona voters are not going to get a chance to make their own laws.
The U.S. Supreme Court will review a case involving a Gilbert ordinance regulating the size of temporary church signs.
An open letter to the president of the United States
An open letter to John Sidney McCain. FYI, John, the Iraqi people lost Iraq, not President Obama. Hell, John, George W. Bush set the timetable to walk away; you are such a tool. John, we were in Iraq for 12-plus years, if after that time a nation can’t stand on its own feet and defend itself, after wasting billions of Americans’ tax dollars propping them up, all for nothing, then we shouldn’t go back.
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Hoping to save the Medicaid expansion program, a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers, business groups and even a former governor want the Arizona Supreme Court to block a bid by dissident legislators to challenge its legality.
A federal judge refused Monday to ease the requirement for candidates to get on the ballot, at least for this year.
Sen. Al Melvin pulled the plug Monday on his gubernatorial aspirations, concluding time had run out to get the funding he needed.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — To many, Tennessee means whiskey. But inside the state, the question is: What does Tennessee whiskey mean?
A tax on renting cars to help pay off the Arizona Cardinals' home is illegal, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday.
“Americans have been complaining for years that both sides in Washington don’t listen to them. Republicans in Virginia have shown they’re willing to do something about it. Now the question is, are Democrats also willing to do something about it?”
A state senator wants to use the National Guard and local sheriffs to stop buses with undocumented individuals from coming in to Arizona from other states.
Arizonans have a constitutional right to defend themselves against criminal charges, not just at trial but all the way up to the state Supreme Court, the justices ruled Friday.
Even if Arizona lucks out and elects a lion hearted governor, it’ll still take herculean commitment to cut controlling ties to various federal programs. With summer primaries revving up, think of the gutsy governors of Utah, Ohio, Wisconsin, South Carolina and Texas. Their courage is remarkable.