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Sep 15, 2021

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.

Sep 15, 2021

Redistricting panel OKs starting-point grid map

The Arizona commission charged with redrawing maps for congressional and legislative districts every decade approved its basic starting-point grid maps September 14, kicking off a months-long process with huge political implications where the boundaries will be heavily tweaked before being finalized.

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Jul 29, 2021

Ducey asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

Gov. Doug Ducey wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn it's historic decision in Roe v. Wade and leave the question of whether to allow abortion in Arizona to state lawmakers -- and to him as an unapologetic foe of the practice.

Jul 25, 2021

Supreme Court rules judges don’t need to justify juror dismissals

The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that trial judges in the state do not have to give explicit evidence for demeanor-based jury strikes unless the explanation offered by the prosecutor is deemed to be implausible.

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Jul 1, 2021

Early voter law changed before SCOTUS ruling

A new ruling upholding Arizona election laws comes as state lawmakers just changed one of the reasons the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to leave those statutes in place.

Jul 1, 2021

Supreme Court upholds AZ election restrictions

Arizona is going to get to keep its laws against "ballot harvesting'' and counting only votes cast within the proper precinct.

Jun 28, 2021

Supreme Court to rule on Arizona voting laws as term comes to close

It's not just the future of whether Arizona gets to keep its ban on "ballot harvesting'' that the U.S. Supreme Court will decide this week.

Jun 21, 2021

Brnovich seeks Supreme Court decision on Trump-era immigration rule

Shut down by appellate judges, Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let him defend a Trump-era rule designed to deny "green cards'' to those at the bottom of the economic ladder.

May 3, 2021

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear last challenge to Arizona election

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out what is likely the last legal challenge remaining about the choice of Arizona voters of Joe Biden for president.

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Apr 27, 2021

Controversial abortion bill signed into law

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday signed the state’s most far-reaching anti-abortion measure in years, criminalizing providing abortions sought because of a genetic abnormality.

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Apr 27, 2021

Ducey signs controversial abortion bill

Rejecting fears by doctors they could get arrested, Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday signed a new law restricting who can get an abortion.

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Apr 22, 2021

Sweeping abortion bill passes on party lines

Acting under the banner of protecting disability rights, the Republican-controlled legislature on Thursday voted along party lines to impose a new restriction on a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy by making it a crime to abort a child because of a fetal genetic defect.