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Roberts joins Supreme Court’s liberal judges to strike down Louisiana abortion law

In a major victory for reproductive rights, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a controversial Louisiana law that critics said would have severely limited access to abortion in Louisiana and opened the door to further abortion limitations around the country.

A doctor’s COVID-19 message to our leaders: Shame on you

Leadership should not be about political advance and popular opinion. A true leader makes difficult decisions based upon evidence, despite the disapproval of some.

Why is the governor scapegoating Latinos for the COVID-19 crisis?

As an Arizona senator, I didn’t think anything else could shock me, but Gov. Doug Ducey proved me wrong in a most incredible way.

McSally, other vulnerable 2020 GOPers spur public lands bill passage

Endangered Republican senators like Arizona’s Martha McSally provided key backing for the public lands bill the U.S. Senate passed June 17, a possible indication the issue holds increasingly bipartisan appeal.

Somber Ducey warns COVID-19 crisis will worsen before it improves

With most Arizonans now living under mandatory face mask requirements while in public for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Gov. Doug Ducey warned that things are going to get worse before they get better. And even when they start getting better, they’re going to be bad for a while.

In the age of COVID-19, an open letter to Gov. Ducey

Arizonans are dying of COVID-19. I know that can’t be news to you. But it needs repeating, especially given the chaotic mess of a response you’ve led to this once-in-a-lifetime pandemic.

Videos show moments before Phoenix PD dispersed peaceful anti-Trump protest

New videos show the tense moments between police in riot gear and protesters gathered on a crowded sidewalk that led the Phoenix Police Department to fire pepper balls and flash-bang devices on peaceful demonstrators to clear the road in preparation for a President Donald Trump motorcade leaving a campaign event in north Phoenix on Tuesday.

Top Trump security advisor vows new actions against China in Phoenix speech

President Donald Trump’s national security advisor, Robert O’Brien, came to Phoenix to kick off a series of administration speeches criticizing China’s government and Communist Party, pledging tough new steps aimed at combating what he called the country’s growing threat to the United States and the world at large.

Democrats block ‘weak’ GOP police reform bill, Arizona senators split

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats blocked a GOP police reform bill Wednesday because they said it fails to adequately respond to police brutality against people of color. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sought to clear...

Trump protest turns violent when Phoenix PD fires flash-bangs, pepper balls

A peaceful protest of President Donald Trump outside of Dream City Church ended quickly Tuesday afternoon as the president spoke to some 3,000 attendees when Phoenix police officers fired flash-bang grenades, pepper balls and pepper spray into the crowd of more than 200 people, declaring it unlawful. 
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