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Texas abortion law unleashes bounty hunters

Some in Arizona have already praised this ruling and said we should do it here in 2022. Those claiming to be “pro-life” are not – or they would get a shot and wear a mask, oppose the death penalty, leave water in the desert, pay for maternal health care etc.

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Texas abortion law template for Arizona

The head of the state's premier anti-abortion organization said Thursday she is looking to use the newly enacted Texas ban on the terminating a pregnancy after fetal heartbeat has been detected as a template for legislation here.

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Wrong-way driving can be stopped

Wrong-way drivers present an obvious danger to all motorists on our highways. While cities and states should work to improve signs and barriers and utilize ITS-based solutions to reduce or eliminate wrong-way accidents, public awareness along with social responsibility could be an effective way.

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What Arizona can do to prepare for a post ACA

A federal judge in Texas (Judge Reed O’Connor) dealt a blow to the Affordable Care Act in December when he ruled in Texas v. Azar that the ACA is unconstitutional in its entirety, including the implementation of market reforms (e.g. protections for folks with pre-existing conditions), the health insurance marketplaces, and the expansion of Medicaid.

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Like Texas, Arizona would benefit from Justice Reinvestment Initiatives

For Arizona, the bottom line is that the prison population will continue to be reduced by additional changes and the state will save a substantial amount of money over the next several years instead of continuing to increase spending without benefitting public safety. Isn’t it worth taking the extra step and reinstituting the reinvestment portion of the legislation? It will only add to the positive results we’ve already attained.

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Cathi Herrod

Cathi Herrod, who earned her law degree from the University of Texas at Austin, has her share of critics. But to supporters, she is a smart strategist, an effective articulator of the center’s agenda and a fearless apologist of the conservative right.

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