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State senators gave final approval Wednesday to legislation supporters said enhances religious freedom while foes argue it will give people an ability to use their beliefs as an excuse to discriminate.
A senate panel voted Wednesday to throw some additional hurdles in the path of Arizonans who want to write their own laws.
In the Tempe, future inclusive leadership begins early due to a nationally recognized program ran by the city’s Diversity Office.
State judges won't intercede in the fight by chiropractors with insurance companies.
Looking for some help in the garden? Many of nature's most useful critters lie literally at our feet, underappreciated and ignored despite their ability to eliminate insects, condition soils and pollinate plants.
Hats off to the City Of Bisbee! Voting to legalize civil unions within its city Limits speaks volumes for an issue that is not going to go away. Attorney General Tom Horne wants to again waste time and taxpayer dollars on an issue he is going to have a hard time fighting. This is not about gay marriage it is about civil unions. Better yet rights of people that are in civil unions. This again will point to Discrimination something very familiar with the Courts coming from Arizona. Pure rights of citizens of Bisbee that are in civil unions. The State of Arizona will lose again and taxpayer dollars will again be wasted.
The national dialogue is misleading. To have a “meaningful discussion” we must identify the issue correctly.
"The Sapphires" is missing a lot — detailed characters, a unique narrative arc, half-plausible scenes of the Vietnam War — but it's got two uncommon things going for it: genuine charm and Chris O'Dowd. They are not mutually exclusive.
“Everyone in this country was created equal, endowed by their creator. But two people with the same endowments just can’t be allowed to pursue happiness, and have to settle for life and liberty. The Bill of Rights only applies to some.”
Saying the state has done all it legally needs, a federal judge on Friday threw out a 21-year-old lawsuit claiming that Arizona does not do enough to ensure that all students have an opportunity to learn English.
A colleague of mine quipped the other day that the only religion he believes in is his own. “Sure,” I countered. “You piously believe in your own opinion.”
A House panel voted Wednesday to void parts of local anti-discrimination ordinances designed to give protections to transgendered individuals.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court suggested Tuesday it could find a way out of the case over California's ban on same-sex marriage without issuing a major national ruling on whether America's gays have a right to marry.
The fight playing out today at the U.S. Supreme Court could impact an Arizona case the high court has not yet decided whether to hear.
Jodi Arias suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and acute memory loss in the months and years after she says she killed her lover in self-defense, a common occurrence after highly stressful events, a defense expert testified Thursday in her Arizona death penalty trial.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is the first ever from the Americas, an austere Jesuit intellectual who modernized Argentina's conservative Catholic church.
WASHINGTON — Your bosses want you to eat your broccoli, hit the treadmill and pledge you’ll never puff on a cigarette. But a new study raises doubts that workplace wellness programs save the company money.
WASHINGTON – When the U.S. Supreme Court hears an Alabama challenge to a federal voting-rights law Wednesday, Arizona officials and civil rights activists will be keeping a close eye on the case.
House Speaker Andy Tobin is sidelining two anti-union measures rather than bringing them to the floor for a divisive -- and potentially losing -- vote.
A divided appeals court Friday upheld a Gilbert sign ordinance, saying it did not infringe on the First Amendment rights of Good News Presbyterian Church.
“Ben Arredondo violated the public trust to enhance his personal wealth and image in excess of the legal and moral limits. There are few lower than him in society, maybe only child molesters. Now his buddies, Democrats, act like he is a persecuted choir boy.”
Saying they can't find qualified applicants for jobs, business leaders from around the state asked lawmakers Wednesday to support funding to implement the new "common core'' standards.
A judge has dismissed an Arizona sheriff's office from a lawsuit alleging the agency carried out a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in its immigration patrols, but rejected a request to dismiss Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio himself from the case.
What sounds like common sense — don’t text while driving — results too often in crashes, disabling injuries and death.
The U.S. Supreme Court could decide this coming week whether to let Arizona argue that it can deny benefits to the domestic partners of its gay workers.