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What the Devil won't tell you

People try to put us down: Abortion's generational divide runs deep in GOP

Abortion is being presented today by big-government Christians as a "life" issue. It's always been more about a backlash against the sexual revolution and women's liberation. Younger Republican women know they have benefited from both.... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

Tucson City Council to consider hiring 206 more staffers; COVID dollars keep flowing

Tucson City Manager Mike Ortega will ask the City Council to spend $82 million filling out the 2022-23 budget. Local school districts are looking to spend federal coronavirus relief dollars on heating, cooling, shots and new teachers.... Read more»

From the editor

While chain newsrooms are cut, Tucson Sentinel is building for the future

Gannett Inc. — the massive chain that owns the Arizona Republic and half of the Arizona Daily Star — sent two emails from corporate bigwigs Thursday morning, warning staffers across the country of looming layoffs. At the Tucson Sentinel, we're laying the foundations for even more local journalism.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Kari Lake says she's the victim of an Arizona election conspiracy, unless she wins

Last week, Kari Lake told reporters that she has evidence to prove Arizona election results can't be trusted. Now she's winning her Republican primary. Or is she really? Careful, there are space lasers about.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Every vote will count in Ciscomani-Engel race in Az's CD 6

Don't be shocked if the election between Engel and Ciscomani in Arizona's CD 6 is settled by less than 200 votes. The Southern Arizona congressional district is drawn up for bone-on-bone close. So get that 'I voted' sticker, folks. Tell the world you voted on Nov. 8. ... Read more»

Analysis

Conservative groups raise money for voter-fraud probes as states ban election grants

Conservative nonprofit True the Vote has announced it will partner with conservative sheriffs’ groups to fuel investigations into 2020 voter fraud allegations and increase surveillance of voting - but a spate of new state laws bans private grants for elections.... Read more»

Analysis

Christianity was a major part of Indigenous boarding schools – a historian explains

Religion was a pillar of the forceful campaigns to assimilate Indigenous peoples, and Christianity’s central role is responsible for lingering resentment today, with many Native people troubled by the misinformation about this complex history. ... Read more»

Analysis

Independent state legislature doctrine could reverse 200 years of progress, take power away from the people

In a case to be heard this year, the U.S. Supreme Court could decide that state legislatures have control over congressional elections, including the ability to draw voting districts for partisan political advantage, unconstrained by state law or constitutions. ... Read more»

Analysis

An antidemocratic philosophy called 'neoreaction' is creeping into GOP politics

Though neoreaction - a strand of conservative thought whose adherents are forthright in their disdain for democracy - has long eschewed involvement in electoral politics, it seems to be be gradually penetrating mainstream right-wing spaces. ... Read more»

News analysis

Pence holds Tucson photo op, permits no questions

Reporters were not allowed to ask questions during a Tucson campaign event held Friday for Republican gubernatorial candidate Karrin Taylor Robson, featuring former Vice President Mike Pence. ... Read more»

Analysis

Supreme Court reversed 200 years of U.S. law & tradition upholding tribal sovereignty in its latest term

Over the past 50 years, the Supreme Court has ignored and reversed long-standing principles of federal Indian law that protected tribal sovereignty - a trend seen most recently in a ruling from late June which wiped away “centuries of tradition and practice".... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

Amphi deals with deseg issues, iPads coming to TUSD students

The Amphi Governing Board will take up its decades-old deseg troubles when it meets Tuesday. Over in TUSD, studetns will get iPads when district SKILLfully launches with the new school year. ... Read more»

Comic:

Claytoonz: Run, Josh, run: Hawley hauls it from Capitol mob

There’s no shame in running for your life from an angry racist mob. If you’re in the path of a mob of white nationalists with nooses, you'd better run. And now we have video footage of a coward running for his life: Sen. Josh Hawley fleeing the Jan. 6 insurrectionists he himself egged on.... Read more»

Comic:

Hellertoon: Monarchs may soon flutter no more

Monarch butterflies are at risk of going extinct in the western United States, with the number of the migratory pollinators declining by as much as 99.9 percent since the 1980s.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Blake Masters must choose between reality & the fantasy he seems to prefer

If we in the press are going to write about the America First crowd, maybe we need to do it in the manner they've demonstrated works better than the truth. Then let Arizona voters decide if candidates like Blake Masters and Mark Brnovich are worthy of their support. ... Read more»

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