While existing state laws bar discrimination based on race, religion or gender, those do not extend to sexual orientation.
PHOENIX — Supporters of a 2011 Arizona ban on race- and gender-based abortions want a federal appeals court to rule a woman’s right to an abortion can be denied because of the reason she wants it.
This really should not be that hard.
The Tucson Unified School District is revising its nondiscrimination policy to protect transgender students, staff members and others.
Dear J.T. & Dale: I am looking for a new job. In a recent interview, the employer asked if I could start right away. I told him I would need to give my current employer two weeks’ notice. (That’s what my parents say I need to do.) However, when I said that, he looked disappointed. The ne…
We asked Arizona’s congressional delegation, and candidates for Congress, for their thoughts on SB 1062, the Arizona legislation that would allow businesses to refuse service to people based on religious beliefs. The legislation passed the state House and Senate, and is awaiting a decision f…
PHOENIX — The hype and rhetoric on both sides of SB 1062, now awaiting action by Gov. Jan Brewer, may disguise the fact that the measure does far less than some have suggested.
PHOENIX — Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, business and economic development leaders are urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to evoke religion to deny services to gays and perhaps others.
Legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers is an affront to religious freedom, American values and civil rights — not to mention economic development and common sense. Gov. Jan Brewer must veto this brazen attempt to enshrine one version of religious belief int…
Former North Carolina A & T students, left to right, Joseph McNeill, David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Jibreel Khazan, are shown at the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., Feb. 1, 1980, as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their historic sit-in. The four were not ser…
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.
PHOENIX — State senators voted Wednesday to let businesses refuse to serve gays based on owners' "sincerely held" religious beliefs.
PHOENIX — A veteran state lawmaker is pushing legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against gays, and potentially women and Jews, as long as they were acting on sincerely held religious beliefs.
Health insurance discrimination against gender-variant people is supposed to be a thing of the past under president Obama’s health law.
PHOENIX — A federal judge on Thursday threw out a challenge to a 2011 Arizona law banning abortion based on the race or sex of the child.
Foreclosed properties in Hispanic neighborhoods in Tucson are among hundreds nationwide that have been subject to a “striking pattern” of housing discrimination by Bank of America, according to a complaint filed with the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
PHOENIX - Saying those suing to overturn a state law have no right to sue, Attorney General Tom Horne asked a federal judge Tuesday to throw out their challenge to Arizona's ban on abortion because of the gender or race of the child.
PHOENIX - A bid by Republicans to upend the state's 30 legislative districts could be bolstered - thrown out of federal court - because of the actions of the U.S. Supreme Court.
PHOENIX - Arizona no longer needs to get federal government sign-off on changes in its voting laws.