Stories tagged: "discrimination"


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Republican ‘LD 4 Strong Team’ Ramps Attacks Against LGBTQ Community

The trio, which seeks to represent Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Paradise Valley in the state legislature, has consistently promoted bigoted rhetoric against the LGBTQ community.

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Attorney General Brnovich Sues to Stop Anti-Discrimination Policy From Taking Effect

The new directive requires any agency or program that receives funding from the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service—such as public schools— to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

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Arizona’s Competitive Housing Market is Leading Some Buyers to Send Sellers ‘Love Letters’

Some potential Arizona homebuyers are sending sellers "love letters" to try to stand out among other bidders.

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‘Truly a Sad Day’: Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Voter Suppression Laws

The conservative-controlled US Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s laws restricting third-party ballot collection and out-of-precinct voting.

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Activists Have Worked to Strengthen LGBTQ Protections for Years. What’s Making Arizona Cities Finally Listen?

Arizona is one of 38 states that has not banned discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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This Arizona Yale Student Has Been Advocating for Marginalized Communities — And She’s Just Getting Started

From Bullhead City to Ivy League, Alexis Kallen plans to practice law as a form of advocacy for those disadvantaged by the US legal system.

FILE - In this April 19, 2018, file photo, Rivko Knox, of Phoenix, a volunteer with the League of Women Voters, collects signatures for a ballot measure on campaign financing outside a polling station in Glendale, Ariz. A lawsuit filed Tuesday, July 3, 2018, on Knox's behalf, seeks to overturn a 2016 law that bars groups in Arizona from collecting early mail-in ballots from voters and delivering them as part of get-out-the-vote efforts. Photo by Anita Snow, Associated Press
Battle Over Arizona’s Ballot Collection Law Heads to Supreme Court

Republicans are arguing to protect laws that restrict individuals from mailing ballots on the behalf of others and out-of-precinct voting.