Johnson Says ‘No Free Pass’ For Children After Border Crossings

Johnson Says ‘No Free Pass’ For Children After Border Crossings

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times NOGALES, Ariz. -- Moments after Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson took his first tour of a southern Arizona detention facility housing ab ...

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Mississippi Governor Signs Religious Freedom Bill; Civil Rights Groups Dismayed

Mississippi Governor Signs Religious Freedom Bill; Civil Rights Groups Dismayed

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times  Mississippi’s governor signed into law Thursday a measure that allows individuals and organizations to sue the government over laws that they fe ...

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Bows To Term Limits Laws, Will Not Run Again

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Bows To Term Limits Laws, Will Not Run Again

By Cathleen Decker and Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she would not seek a third term, forgoing a campaign that ...

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Arizona Measure Shows Republican Aim To Keep Focus On Jobs, Economy

Arizona Measure Shows Republican Aim To Keep Focus On Jobs, Economy

By Cathleen Decker, Los Angeles Times In its swiftness and brute force, Republican opposition to the Arizona measure that would have bolstered the right to deny services to gays s ...

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Was ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Really A Risk For Arizona’s Jan Brewer?

Was ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Really A Risk For Arizona’s Jan Brewer?

By Steve Padilla and Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. — When the Arizona Legislature passed a bill to grant greater protection to businesses that refuse service to g ...

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Arizona Governor Brewer Vetoes Anti-Gay Bill

Arizona Governor Brewer Vetoes Anti-Gay Bill

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- In a victory hailed by gay rights advocates, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have bolstered a busin ...

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How Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill Hurts Religion

How Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill Hurts Religion

WASHINGTON -- Social and religious conservatives should have been the first to oppose the Arizona Legislature's effort to allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples ...

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Arizona Governor Seen As Likely To Veto Anti-Gay Law

Arizona Governor Seen As Likely To Veto Anti-Gay Law

Los Angeles (AFP) - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will probably veto a controversial bill which would let businesses refuse to serve gays and lesbians for religious reasons, reports ...

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Gay Rights Activists In Uproar Over Arizona ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

Gay Rights Activists In Uproar Over Arizona ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Say a gay couple in Phoenix walks into a bakery to order their wedding cake. The baker refuses to take their order because of his deeply held religious beliefs. U ...

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