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There is no Irony in The Equal Rights Amendment

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Cathi Herrod, our modern day Phyllis Schlafly, is correct: public policy often sounds better in theory than it plays out in reality. Which is why it’s essential that we pass an Equal Rights Amendment. As Ms. Herrod points out, “who can disagree with equal rights for women? No one.” She lists numerous laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex. But as she points out, laws and policies don’t always “live up to their names.”

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Artistic freedom for all is a right that needs protection

Brush and Nib Studio owners from left are Breanna Koski and Joanna Duka (Facebook)

Fortunately, the Arizona Supreme Court agreed to take their case, which will be argued on January 22. Joanna and Breanna will go there to defend everyone’s freedom to live by their convictions. Society is more diverse, more just, and more free when the First Amendment is zealously protected. We should all hope it is in this case.

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Horne: Radicals taught Mexican-American program

In this June 15, 2011, file photo, protesters gather to support the Tucson Unified School District as Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal announces that the district violates state law by teaching it's Mexican American Studies program. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, file)

Former state schools chief Tom Horne defended his battle to end a Mexican-American history program, testifying Tuesday that he was troubled by what he described as radical instructors teaching students to be disruptive, but he insisted he targeted all ethnic studies programs equally.

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