Stories tagged: "discrimination"


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.

headshot of Ernesto Todd Mireles
You Can Now Take Free Chicano Studies Courses Online

Arizona once tried to ban ethnic studies in K-12 public schools, but the law was ruled discriminatory and unconstitutional.

Photo by Ross D. Franklin, Associated Press
Maricopa County Reverses Policy on Anti-Gay Adoptions

The policy was put in place by former Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery after a state law legalized gay marriage in 2015.

Black Organizing Project Youth Leader Imani Snodgrass advocating for equal rights during their car caravan in early June. Community members visited the homes of Oakland school board members to urge them to support removing police from schools. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Sin Photography/Black Organizing Project)
This Group Has Been Fighting to Remove Cops From Schools for Over a Decade

The Phoenix Union High School District is considering joining with districts nationwide in ending its contract to have police officers on campus.

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon
Arizona Officials React to Supreme Court Ruling on LGBTQ Protections

A 6-3 landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of LGBTQ workers being protected from job discrimination.

person holding sign calling for LGBTQ rights in crowd outside of Supreme Court
The Supreme Court Ruling Didn’t Fix These LGBTQ Discrimination Loopholes

Despite the Supreme Court recently strengthening LGBTQ protections in the workplace, healthcare discrimination is still possible in Arizona.

Photo by Bob Christie, Associated Press
Arizona Attorney General to Ducey: Do Something About Police Reform — Now

In his letter, Brnovich called for independent investigations of officer-involved shootings and mandated deescalation training.