Arizona legislators are imposing new restrictions on demonstrations and other public gatherings at the Capitol complex, a reaction to loud noise and congestion resulting from activities that include protests against legislation on illegal immigration in the past two years.Read More »
Police used pepper spray on a crowd of protestors, and arrested six of them, outside a a Scottsdale conference center today that was attended by dozens of lawmakers from around the country.
The roughly 150 demonstrators showed up at the American Legislative Exchange Council summit in Phoenix, to protest what they see as undue corporate influence in government.
Community members and organizations are planning protests Wednesday against groups of conservative lawmakers meeting in Scottsdale. Various organizations ranging from labor to civil rights groups plan to protest against the American Legislative Exchange Council's States and Nation Summit.Read More »
The anti-Wall Street movement is expected to spread to Phoenix Saturday with a planned protest beginning in the downtown area.Read More »
Organizers say around 2,000 are expected at a planned "Occupy Phoenix" protest this weekend.Read More »
A mere “cleanup” it is not.
That is critics’ response to the late introduction of an immigration bill authored by Senate President Russell Pearce.
Police say two people were arrested for throwing rocks at officers who tried to keep protesters from blocking a neo-Nazi march to the federal courthouse in Phoenix.Read More »
By Griselda Nevarez, Arizona Capitol Times What was intended to be a protest outside the Capitol against the implementation of S1070 turned out to be a celebration after U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton halted key elements of Arizona’s immigration ...Read More »
Actor and activist Danny Glover said Wednesday a boycott of Arizona may not be an appropriate response by critics of the state's sweeping law targeting illegal immigration.Read More »
Nearly 100 people demonstrated in front of the Executive Tower today to advocate both for and against a bill that would alter laws related to illegal immigration.
Bill S1070, which has passed the Senate and is ready for debate in the House, would prohibit state and local governments from enacting policies that would conflict with federal immigration laws.