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Hon. Kellie Johnson presides over a hearing in Pima County Superior Court in Tucson, Ariz. on August 19, 2022. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is seeking to lift 1972 injunction blocking enforcement of old abortion ban.

A judge in Tucson will decide whether to lift a 1971 injunction that protects abortion rights in Arizona, after Attorney General Mark Brnovich moved to resurrect a ban from the state's territorial days. Read more»

A member of the public speaking against the gun control resolution proposed by Supervisor Scott, sitting at the dais, at last Tuesday's County Board meeting.

Pima County supervisors voted 3-2 to prepare to sue the state of Arizona to lift a ban on local firearms regulations, calling gun violence a "public health crisis." Read more»

Lorenzo Lopez, a history teacher at Cholla High School in Tucson and a former Mexican American Studies teacher, said the new desegregation plan in Tucson Unified School District has the potential to restore the Mexican American Studies program.

Supporters of the TUSD's Mexican American Studies curriculum banned by a 2010 state law see potential for reviving the program or something similar in an update to a desegregation plan set for review by a federal court. Read more» 2