PHOENIX — Claiming a pattern of civil-rights abuse, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Monday to find out exactly how the Border Patrol enforces immigration law far from Mexico.
Arizona Senate Bill 1062 was not a defense of the religious. The legislation, which would have permitted discrimination based on religious belief, was a weapon whipped up in a desperate grasp for power by those who interpret change as a personal assault.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is going to get the last word on whether Arizona business owners can cite their religion as a reason to turn away gays — and maybe others.
Bayard Rustin, leader of the "March on Washington" scheduled for Aug. 28, is shown at the National Headquarters, Aug. 1, 1963, New York. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)
PHOENIX - A federal judge who ruled an Arizona sheriff's office racially profiled Latinos delayed instituting remedies Friday to allow parties time to agree on options, but he indicated a court-appointed monitor likely would be assigned to assure the agency is complying with constitutional r…
Two Border Patrol agents were convicted Friday in federal court in Tucson of violating the civil rights of four drug smugglers.
A few words on the death of Elwin Wilson. He passed last week in a South Carolina hospital at age 76. Wilson had endured heart and lung problems and had suffered a recent bout with the flu.
PHOENIX - Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known nationally for his hard-line stance on illegal immigration took the witness stand Tuesday and faced allegations that his trademark immigration sweeps amount to racial profiling against Hispanics.
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights is investigating TUSD's treatment of Latinos at Governing Board meetings.
CINCINNATI — A gay student who sued his public high school for prohibiting him from wearing a T-shirt designed to urge tolerance of gays will be allowed to wear the shirt for at least one day.