Posts tagged "Arizona"
Activist Groups Allege Abuse of Hundreds of Child Immigrants at US Border

Activist Groups Allege Abuse of Hundreds of Child Immigrants at US Border

Immigration activist groups have filed a complaint against the US Customs and Border Protection agents.
Arizona Governor Signs Bill Allowing Suprise Inspections of Abortion Clinics

Arizona Governor Signs Bill Allowing Suprise Inspections of Abortion Clinics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed a bill into law last week allowing state health authorities to conduct surprise inspections of abortion clinics without a warrant.
Ninth Circuit Blocks Arizona Restrictions on Medication Abortion

Ninth Circuit Blocks Arizona Restrictions on Medication Abortion

In a victory for Arizona women, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has blocked the state's restrictions on medication abortion.
Arizona Restrictions on Medication Abortions Take Effect Today

Arizona Restrictions on Medication Abortions Take Effect Today

"With today's disappointing ruling, Arizona women's constitutional rights and access to safe, high-quality reproductive health care have been diminished, simply by virtue of where they live."
Anti-Choice Laws Move Through State Legislatures

Anti-Choice Laws Move Through State Legislatures

A wave of new anti-choice laws is currently making its way through the legislatures of several states, including Arizona, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Georgia, and Alabama.
Arizona Governor Vetoes Bill Permitting Use of Religion as Cover to Discriminate

Arizona Governor Vetoes Bill Permitting Use of Religion as Cover to Discriminate

The bill was strongly opposed by LGBT groups who have seen businesses in other states - such as florists, photographers, and bakers - refuse to provide services to same-sex couples. Members of the Arizona business community also opposed the bill, as did politicians on both sides.
Supreme Court Declines Review of Decision Blocking Abortion Ban

Supreme Court Declines Review of Decision Blocking Abortion Ban

The Supreme Court decided today to reject a case that would have been a direct assault on Roe v. Wade.
Separate Federal and State Voting Rules Threaten to Disenfranchise Voters

Separate Federal and State Voting Rules Threaten to Disenfranchise Voters

Arizona joined Kansas last week to create separate voter registration systems for state and local elections. The creation of two separate voter registration systems could translate into thousands of disenfranchised voters.
Native American Woman Nominated to Federal Court

Native American Woman Nominated to Federal Court

President Obama announced last Thursday his nomination of Diane J. Humetewa to the U.S. District Court of Arizona.
Circuit Court Strikes Down Arizona Anti-Abortion Bill

Circuit Court Strikes Down Arizona Anti-Abortion Bill

An Arizona bill intended to strip Medicaid funding from doctors and clinics that provide abortions was defeated in court last week.