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Group plans appeal in effort to keep Biggs, Gosar, Finchem off Arizona ballot

A voters’ advocacy group said it will appeal a Maricopa County judge’s decision to dismiss its lawsuit that sought to ban three GOP lawmakers from the ballot for their support of the Jan. 6 insurrection.... Read more»

Judge boots case to disqualify Gosar, Biggs and Finchem from ballot as 'insurrectionists'

A trio of lawsuits that sought to disqualify Republican Congressmen Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar and state Rep. Mark Finchem from the ballot for their alleged roles in the January 6 attack on the Capitol was dismissed Friday. ... Read more»

Arizona lawmakers connected to Jan. 6 riot seek dismissal of candidate disqualification case

Attorneys for three Arizona lawmakers tied to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol told a Maricopa County judge Wednesday that voter-initiated complaints seeking to disqualify the candidates should be thrown out. ... Read more»

Group aims to disqualify Biggs, Gosar and Finchem from ballot for Capitol insurrection

A trio of lawsuits seek to disqualify Republican Congressmen Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar and state Rep. Mark Finchem from the ballot for their alleged roles in the January 6 attack on the Capitol.... Read more»

State statutes could protect families if Indian Child Welfare Act is overturned

A Texas challenge to the federal Indian Child Welfare Act at the Supreme Court might not be entirely successful in at least nine states where state laws impose similar restrictions on the adoption of Indigenous children by non-Native parents. ... Read more»

Ducey joins other GOP lawmakers asking U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, outlaw abortions

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, 11 other Republican governors and more than 200 GOP lawmakers on Thursday filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. ... Read more»1

Dem lawmakers ask DOJ to investigate Arizona Republicans over Capitol attack

Legislative Democrats are asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate four Arizona Republican officeholders for their possible involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.... Read more»

Undocumented immigrants: Better life – not kid's citizenship – main reason they come to Texas

While President Trump vows to end citizenship rights for children born to non-U.S. citizens through an executive order, political analysts and immigrants themselves say that wouldn't deter illegal immigration.... Read more»

Trump wants to revoke birthright citizenship, but can he act on his own?

Can a president change the Constitution by way of executive order? President Donald Trump thinks he can, saying in an interview this week that he plans to revoke the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of birthright citizenship.... Read more»

Trump's aim to end birthright citizenship draws backlash, skeptics

Arizona native Francisco Fernandez holds a college degree and a job with a nonprofit in the nation’s capital – none of which, he said, would have been possible without the citizenship status conferred on him at birth.... Read more»

Court: Wrongly jailed man can't collect damages

A federal appeals court said Friday that a man who wrongly spent three years in an Arizona prison cannot recover damages from the state.... Read more»1

Ex-AG Gonzales: 'Don't tinker' with 14th Amendment

Alberto Gonzales isn't joining his Republican colleagues in calling for a review of the 14th Amendment's birthright citizenship provision.... Read more»

Report weighs in on 'anchor baby' debate

About 1 in 15 children in the U.S. - 340,000 of the 4.3 million babies born in 2008 - has a parent who is an illegal immigrant, a new report says. But most of those babies were born to mothers living in the U.S. for more than one year.... Read more»