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Thankfully, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer just vetoed the "religious freedom" bill that would've given people carte blanche to discriminate against gay people (and others, for that matter).  The ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 06:50 AM PST with 43 Recommends
An awesomely diverse group of more than 3,500 people rallied against SB 1070 at the Arizona Capitol on Sunday. The emotionally-charged message was loud and clear: This bill will not stand! ...
by passionateprotagonist
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 05:05 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Apparently for the Arizona legislature, one racist bill every few months is insufficient. They are working overtime on the obnoxious factor. HB 2211 was passed last month which would make it "...
by KateG
Comment Count 93 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 08:46 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Sylvia Allen, president pro tem of the Arizona Senate, has introduced legislation that would have shielded jail guards from taking lie detector tests after her son-in-law was fired from a county ...
by EricAZ
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 07:58 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Former Arizona state Sen. Sylvia Allen, the Republican whose first stint in the Legislature made Internet history over and over, was selected last week to be on the ballot for senator again. Even ...
by wolfbane in AZ
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 09:47 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
This is no joke-the residents of Baja, Arizona (Pima County) are moderate liberals that say they are deeply frustrated and have had enough of the Republican led legislature passing extremist ...
by appledown
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Mar 02, 2011 at 08:11 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Last week, Governor Jan Brewer called the Arizona Legislature into special session to make a one-word change in state law which would allow extension of unemployment benefits to the chronically ...
by dancepartner30
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jun 18, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
One of my first reactions to Arizona's recent spate of hateful laws (after thinking, "Oh my God, are they kidding???") is to think, "gee, we sure need to help Arizona elect some better legislators."
by mole333
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri May 14, 2010 at 04:14 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
These are all predictions with a healthy dose of who I am rooting for. If you don't want bias, don't read my diary.
by Hi Jolly
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 06:01 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
On June 22, 2009 the Arizona State Legislature approved by a vote of 18 to 11 the Health Care Freedom Act, (HCR2014). This bill proposes to amend the Arizona state constitution to bar any laws or ...
by cosmic debris
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Oct 08, 2009 at 09:05 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
This brief video shows the essential problem with the Arizona Legislature, which shocked the nation and the world by coming up with horrible anti-Hispanic legislation. I apologize for the ...
by EricAZ
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Apr 25, 2010 at 09:14 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Watching all the Arizona Republican legislators falling all over themselves to prove their right-wing extremism, one has to ask if they truly understand the fall-out from what they have done. ...
by Vegas Dave
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 03, 2010 at 01:45 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Hello all, I wanted to give everyone here a heads up and if any of you live in District 6 in AZ we have a librarian running for office against the incumbent Jeff Flake (that name should tell you ...
by Chaoslillith
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 18, 2010 at 07:47 PM PST with 7 Recommends