Tag Archives: women

Ballot power: The importance of women

Susan B Anthony coin silver dollar

On August 26, Arizona women will celebrate women’s right to vote. Women will commemorate the sacrifices and perseverance of those who fought 50 years to secure for women the right to vote. Women stood in pouring rain and freezing snow. They were beaten, jailed, went on hunger strikes, were force-fed and called crazy for wanting to vote. The women experienced harsh conditions in prison with poor sanitation, infested food, and dreadful facilities.

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Tougher laws, more clinics (access required)


Arizona abortion facilities increased slightly since 2010 despite restrictive laws

Despite a recent decline, there are more licensed abortion clinics in Arizona now than in 2010, when licensing requirements took effect and the Legislature passed tougher abortion restrictions.

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Carmona denies allegation, calls Flake ad deplorable

Richard Carmona denies allegation, calls Jeff Flake ad deplorable

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Richard Carmona denied allegations from a former colleague that he pounded angrily on her door in the middle of the night, and called on his Republican opponent, Congressman Jeff Flake, to stop airing a “deplorable” ad featuring the accusation.

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