Most changes to rules governing lawyers don’t stir much outrage, but a proposal by the leader of a social conservative advocacy group to delete references to historically protected classes has critics alleging she is trying to reverse decades of advancement by women, minorities and homosexuals.Read More »
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Pro-life advocates are taking advantage of Republicans’ unparalleled dominance at the state Capitol, pushing for their most ambitious agenda yet in their fight to restrict abortion and birth control.
If enacted, the slew of bills would give pro-life advocates their biggest gains in years.
But the controversial measures also mean Republicans are wading deeper into a cultural war that is raging as Election Day approaches.
Facts are boring. Reality is overrated. And the truth is inconvenient. This is the only way I can begin to rationalize why the left and many in the media have so vehemently attacked SB1359, a tort reform bill that prohibits wrongful life and wrongful birth lawsuits.Read More »
Democratic legislators continued to denounce what they call Republican attacks on women’s rights, criticizing today three House bills that they say would reduce women’s abilities to make their own health care decisions.Read More »
Supporters of an Arizona legislative bill on health plan coverage for contraception plan to change it to provide reassurances that employers won't get information about workers' private health care information.Read More »
A Democratic leader has accused the head of an influential evangelical Christian advocacy group of orchestrating the demise of his anti-bullying legislation.Read More »
The Center for Arizona Policy isn’t just lobbying lawmakers, it’s also praying for them. About 50 people associated with the socially conservative lobbying organization gathered Monday before sunrise for its annual Prayer Walk, a tour of the Capitol where they ask for wisdom, health and righteousness to be bestowed upon lawmakers, the governor and judiciary during the 2012 Legislature.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals today found two 2009 abortion laws to be constitutional and scratched a lower court’s order banning them from taking effect.Read More »
Ben Quayle reversed his opposition to a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage late in his campaign.Read More »
Ask any politician if they promote family values, and you'll get the answer you'd expect. Ask a group of politicians to define family values, though, and you'll likely get completely different, perhaps conflicting answers.Read More »