Karen Bailey and Nelda Majors, a couple since college, explain Thursday why they are part of a newly filed effort to get a federal judge to rule that they have a legal right to wed despite a voter-approved state constitutional amendment limiting marriage to one man and one woman.
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Saying the law stigmatizes their races, members of two groups asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block the state from banning race and gender-based abortions. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.
Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those not in the country legally. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.
State lawmakers voted Monday to create special exemptions from cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints the measure would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.
Top aides to Gov. Jan Brewer sought and got proponents of a “religious liberty” bill to make changes to SB 1062 — and then the Governor vetoed it more than a month later. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.