A conservative non-profit that last year won a First Amendment victory at the U.S. Supreme Court for a Gilbert pastor is now challenging the free speech policy of Paradise Valley Community College.Read More »
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The gay rights movement is going to try to parlay 2014 successes in the courts and Legislature into outlawing discrimination statewide.Read More »
Attorneys for the state are using a largely technical argument in a last-ditch effort to salvage Arizona’s laws that prohibit gays from marrying.Read More »
Attorneys for the state are warning a federal judge that fewer “straight” couples will marry and existing marriages will become less stable if he allows gays to wed.Read More »
The pastor of a small Gilbert congregation says the town government believes political campaign signs are more important than the small placards that give directions to his service.
Attorneys for Clyde Reed, pastor and founder of Good News Presbyterian Church, will now try to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Gilbert’s favor.
Attorneys for the state are telling a federal judge there’s a good reason Arizona won’t let gays marry: They can’t reproduce, at least not without the help of a third person.Read More »
The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a state law barring the consideration of race in public university admission decisions is having an immediate effect on a set of closely watched appeals involving an entirely different issue: the constitutionality of state same-sex marriage bans.Read More »
Court rulings striking down an Arizona law that prohibits public funds for Planned Parenthood will stand after the U.S. Supreme Court refused today to accept the state’s appeal.Read More »
An Arizona House panel on Tuesday approved changes to a proposed law beefing up protections for businesses that assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays and others, but the changes didn't placate critics who call the bill a way to allow discrimination.Read More »
When the argument over Medicaid expansion turned into a debate over public funds going to abortion providers, Republican Rep. Paul Boyer, one of a handful of lawmakers who stood with the governor on the Capitol lawn when she announced her plan, took a trip to the Grand Canyon to clear his head.Read More »