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Democrats in the Arizona Legislature want the state's civil rights laws amended to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.

Gov. Brewer Mulls an Anti-Gay Discrimination Law

Jun 18, 2014
Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

Gov. Jan Brewer said Tuesday it may be time to consider whether the state should ban discrimination against gays. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

Lawyers for Sheriff Joe Arpaio are making their case in Federal court today that the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office does not discriminate against Latinos.  

After more than four days of testimony, attorneys for the plaintiffs accusing Sheriff Arpaio of racial profiling rested their case Tuesday. Cecilia Wang of the ACLU said even though Sheriff officers testified they did not engage in the practice, their other statements revealed problems at the department.