Arguing it would strengthen rather than diminish the institution of marriage, a divided U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in America.Read More »
A national government watchdog group has hired a lawyer and is prepared to sue the Arizona Corporation Commission to compel the release of public records.Read More »
Law enforcement unions are revising their proposal to temporarily withhold the names of officers involved in shootings, but the change could mean a longer wait than their initial 90-day proposal.Read More »
The public would have to wait 90 days to learn the names of police officers involved in shootings under a measure proposed by Arizona law enforcement associations.Read More »
A Tucson-area teacher filed suit today claiming high-ranking Department of Education staffers called him an offensive name, documented their misgivings in his file and blackballed him for a public tirade against Common Core.Read More »
Several news organizations have filed a lawsuit against Arizona that says the public has a First Amendment right to information about its execution protocols.Read More »
Arizona, other states retaliate against ‘revenge porn’
Sparked by a new law approved by the California legislature this fall, Arizona is one of several states where lawmakers are proposing bills to criminalize “revenge porn.”
Specter of anonymous campaign spending looms over 2014
Next year’s elections are shaping up like 2012 — organizations with generic names, big checkbooks and secret contributors spending millions to influence Arizona’s elections.
Gay marriage represents a fundamental change in society, opponents say
Elections have consequences. So opponents of gay marriage worry that voter approval of the practice would encroach on religious liberties, undermine parental rights and devalue marriage as the founding block of society.
Libertarians, Greens will look to courts if election referendum fails
Even if the referendum drive against the omnibus elections measure HB2305 falls short, Greens and Libertarians may still be able to strike down a requirement in the legislation that dramatically increases the number of signatures they need to get on the ballot.