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Terri Proud should not be so proud

Tweet Rising right-wing star, Arizona legislator, Terri Proud believes the road to stopping women from having abortions is paved with terrorizing them and forcing them to watch medical procedures. She lovingly said in an email that was published on the political website Arizona Republic, that if she had it her way–women would be forced to [...]
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Arizona bill would force employees to prove they’re not using birth control for sex

Tweet Not to be used for sex. (If you want your benefits, that is.) Why? Because it’s Arizona: The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 6-2 Monday to endorse a controversial bill that would allow Arizona employers the right to deny health insurance coverage for contraceptives based on religious objections. Arizona House Bill 2625, authored by Majority [...]
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Supreme Court to rule on Arizona immigration law

Tweet Image via Guanabee. Today we find that the Supreme Court will be hearing challenges to Arizona’s SB 1070, the highly controversial law passed last year that would essentially legalize racial profiling in the state. AP reports: The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona’s controversial law targeting illegal immigrants, setting the stage for [...]
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Too busy “busting illegals” to worry about sexual assaults

Tweet As “America’s toughest sheriff,” Joe Arpaio, knows all too well, it’s hard to investigate sexual assaults when you have so much other stuff (mostly an obsession with “illegals”) on your mind. The sheriff’s office in Maricopa Count, AZ, recently confirmed that between 2005 to 2007, it failed to investigate 432 alleged sex crimes. Arpaio [...]
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Arizona bill disallows doctors to treat those deemed undocumented.

TweetUPDATE: This bill was pulled. A new piece of legislation has been introduced in Arizona that would force hospitals to check the immigration status of patients. Basically, Arizona conservatives dont just hate its undocumented population, but wants to make the jobs of cops and medical professionals absolutely miserable as well. via TPM. SB 1405 states: “Before [...]
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