Republican Lawmakers Suing The Voters of Arizona

Republicans are so thirsty for power that they are taking the people of Arizona all the way to the Supreme Court. Arizona voters formed an independent commission to handle all the redistricting in the state. Their goal was to take the politics out of the process and have districts drawn in a more transparent manner. But the Republican-led state legislature couldn't allow the people to make that decision. Drawing districts in their favor is a great way for them to maintain control, so these...

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Cruel and Unusual Punishment Exhibited in Arizona’s Botched Execution

The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution clearly states that Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. The Amendment was originally designed for the federal government, but the section about cruel and unusual punishment was adopted by the states. The execution that happened in Arizona yesterday is clearly the definition of cruel and unusual punishment. When describing Arizona execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood,...

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Court Rules – Arizona Man Cannot Be Executed Until Drug’s Origin is Known

Joseph Wood - (image source: AP/Arizona Department of Corrections) The ruling came from The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Saturday. Arizona is set to execute Joseph Wood on Wednesday, but as of now, that execution is on hold until the source of the drugs are revealed. Joseph Wood, who killed his estranged girlfriend, Debra Dietz, and her father, Eugene Dietz, in Tucson in 1989, is scheduled to die July 23. But his attorneys at the Federal Defender's Office in Phoenix filed suit claiming...

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See What This Arizona Pizzeria Had To Say About The Arizona Discrimination Bill

Rocco’s Little Chicago Pizzeria in Tucson had a message for the politicians who supported a bill that allows business owners to refuse to serve gays and lesbians. “We reserve the right to refuse service to Arizona legislators,” the sign read. “Funny how just being decent is starting to seem radical these days,” the restaurant commented on Facebook.

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Finally! Fox News on The Right Side Of an Issue – Video

Fox News Megyn Kelly summed it up well when talking to Brit Hume about the Arizona Discrimination Bill. "I look at this bill and I wonder whether this is ... an overreaction [by religious] people who feel under attack on this score, and in the end, they may have struck back in a way that's deeply offensive to many and potentially dangerous to folks who are gay and lesbians and need medical services and other services being denied potentially."

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Sources – Arizona’s Jan Brewer Will Not Sign ‘Gay-Hating’ Bill Into Law

The law would allow businesses in Arizona to legally discriminate against gays and anyone for that matter, on the basis of Religious beliefs. The legislation passed both the House and Senate in Arizona, and is waiting on Brewer's desk for final signature to become law. However, NBC is reporting that this signature will not happen. Here is the latest tweet from NBC on this topic. More: Brewer "doesn't want to take any actions that could jeopardize the economic momentum" in Arizona, source says —...

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Losers: Republicans’ Lawsuit to Stop Medicaid Expansion for Arizona’s Poor

A lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan that was filed by fellow Republicans in the state Legislature was dismissed in a ruling released Saturday, handing Brewer a major victory in her battle against conservative members of her own party. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper agreed with Brewer that the lawmakers challenging the law don't have the right to sue, saying their argument was incorrect that a hospital assessment included in House Bill...

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