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  • Discrimination in the form of religious freedom is no virtue

    Discrimination in the form of religious freedom is no virtue
      Alarmed at the prospect that the U.S. Supreme Court will sanction same-sex marriage in every state, conservative state lawmakers are intensifying efforts to provide legal cover for evangelical Christians and others who regard homosexual unions as an...
  • Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor

    Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor
    A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling on...
  • Lawsuit charges Arizona child welfare system with widespread failures

    The Arizona child welfare system has been accused of failing to provide youths in foster care with adequate medical and dental care as well as needed therapeutic housing, in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of 10 children. The complaint filed...
  • Supreme Court sides with Muslim inmate -- and helps solidify a key religious right

    Supreme Court sides with Muslim inmate -- and helps solidify a key religious right
    In what is perhaps their least surprising decision in recent years, the justices of the Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that an Arkansas prison violated a Muslim prisoner's rights by forbidding him to grow the half-inch beard he said was...
  • GOP pursues state legislation limiting gay rights ahead of Supreme Court ruling

    A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses. Other states would protect government officials who opt out of performing gay nuptials. In Georgia, where lawmakers are considering a bill that...
  • Red-light cameras fade as speed cameras get green light

    NEWARK, N.J. — Motorists rejoicing over decisions to discontinue unpopular red-light camera programs don't have to drive too far for a buzzkill. The number of red-light cameras nationwide is falling because of opposition from lawmakers and average...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer dealt legal blow over Medicaid expansion plan

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer dealt legal blow over Medicaid expansion plan
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was dealt a significant legal defeat Wednesday when the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit challenging her controversial Medicaid expansion plan could move forward. The Republican governor, who leaves office in January,...
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses

    Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses
    For now, Carla Chavarria plans to keep taking the bus. And Julio Zuniga will remain cautious every time he drives past a police car. Although the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Arizona must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who...
  • 'Dreamer' immigrants in Arizona get driver's licenses after legal fight

    'Dreamer' immigrants in Arizona get driver's licenses after legal fight
    Sunrise was still hours away when Ramon Maldonado showed up at an Arizona Department of Transportation office Monday hoping to get a driver’s license. After waiting 2 1/2 years for permission to take the exam, Maldonado wasn’t about to...
  • High court to weigh Arizona denial of some immigrants' driver's licenses

    The Supreme Court is set to decide Tuesday whether Arizona must issue driver's licenses to young immigrants who were brought to this country illegally and then shielded from deportation by President Obama. The justices have before them an emergency...
  • Supreme Court says Arizona must issue driver's licenses to immigrant 'Dreamers'

    Supreme Court says Arizona must issue driver's licenses to immigrant 'Dreamers'
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt Arizona another setback in its battle with the Obama administration over immigration policy, deciding the state must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who entered the country illegally as children but...