Politics

Who can’t President Trump kill?

Just imagine if Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy had been ordered assassinated by a foreign leader.

Bill to ease private border wall construction advances

A bill that would allow private border wall construction in Arizona cleared its first legislative hurdle. 

Lawrence walks back anti-refugee comments, makes excuses

Lawrence told Fox 10 he “absolutely misspoke.” He said to ABC15 that his comments were “taken out of context.” And he stated to KTAR he was “taunted by someone” to say he is OK with being called a bigot, something that was “a mistake” and “was dumb on my part.”

GOP reluctantly approves bill adding harsher sentences for fentanyl, heroin crimes

The state House Judiciary Committee reluctantly approved Wednesday a proposal increasing mandatory sentencing for fentanyl and heroin crimes that is viewed by critics as a step backward in the push for criminal justice reform...

Ducey photographed with member of extremist group Proud Boys

A member of the far-right extremist group Proud Boys posted a picture of himself alongside Gov. Doug Ducey that was taken at the March for Life anti-abortion rally over the weekend. 

Democrats pushing package of criminal justice reform bills in 2020

As hopes fly high for a legislative session that will succeed in passing meaningful criminal justice reform, Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled a detailed agenda that includes giving more inmates a chance to reduce their prison sentence and freeing judges from issuing mandatory sentences. 

Top Dem: Jay Lawrence refugee comments ‘shocking and mean-spirited’

The top Democrat in the Arizona House of Representatives has condemned Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence for saying he is bigoted against refugees.

Extremist group Patriot Movement AZ agrees to settle federal lawsuit with Valley churches

Members of the extremist group Patriot Movement AZ have reached an agreement in a federal lawsuit brought by small Hispanic churches who sued them for disrupting their work of welcoming migrant families.

Jay Lawrence: ‘I don’t want refugees settled here… Call me a bigot’

At a Jan. 16 political event, Republican state Rep. Jay Lawrence said that refugees “take from us” and generally make life worse in Arizona, a view he admitted makes him bigoted.

Monday Musings: Celebrating MLK amid Trump’s white nationalism

Our current president is not only working against many of the principles espoused by Dr. King, he is also indirectly soliciting white nationalist political support.
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