Emily Kirkland

election denier, Senate, settlement, Cyber Ninjas, American Oversight
Sep 23, 2021

Ninja report likely to spur election legislation

As the first reports of the Arizona Senate’s review of 2020 general election results in Maricopa County are released, progressive voting rights groups worry about how the findings will be used as the basis for legislation next session. 

Feb 19, 2021

Push to change election laws triggers GOP infighting

The showdown illustrated a point of contention among Republicans this year. Ugenti-Rita has for years led her caucus on election policy, pushing bills that earned the ire of voting rights advocates but that still pale in comparison to legislation introduced this year by others.

Jun 9, 2020

Looters beware, legislator wants law to allow shooting them

A Republican lawmaker who wants to allow business owners to maim or kill looters is under fire from progressive activists who say she’s inciting violence — and from her primary opponent, who says she stole his idea. Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita, R-Scottsdale, explained in a lengthy Facebook post late last week that she was asking Gov. […]

Feb 6, 2020

Writer misinterprets simple bill on freedom – it’s not anti-vaccination

I realize that nosy, big government, progressive ninnies do not like personal liberties and reasonable responsibilities to prevail, however this is Arizona and as our great governor Doug Ducey has said, we do things "the Arizona way," like protect parental rights, personal liberties, and our children.

Jan 23, 2020

Panel OKs bill to require warning about Voter Protection Act

As advocacy groups gather signatures for far-reaching ballot initiatives on everything from criminal justice to marijuana legalization to voting rights, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 23 endorsed a bill that opponents warned could confuse voters instead of informing them.