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In Arizona, legal confusion halts abortion services at Planned Parenthoods

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Originally published by The 19th After the supreme court released its decision on Friday overturning Roe v Wade, the 1973 case that guaranteed the federal right to an abortion, Planned Parenthood of Arizona announced ...

Arizona wildfires: intense conditions send smoke plumes billowing into sky

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Fueled by gusty winds through drought-stricken remote terrain, wildfires burning north of Flagstaff, Arizona, exploded in size on Monday, with officials estimating more than 24,000 acres (9,700 hectares) had been blac...

‘We need to be in the know’: Arizona veterans hold January 6 watch party

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The beer was flowing as the televised public hearing on the January 6 attack on the Capitol got under way in Phoenix, Arizona, at a watch party organised by veterans ashamed and angry at the attempted coup. The party ...

Redrawn Arizona congressional map drains Native American voting power

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For Native Americans in Arizona, the recently redistricted US House map will mean a loss of political power once protected by the Voting Rights Act of 1965, leaving the state’s solidly Democratic tribal areas with the...

Ginni Thomas urged Arizona Republicans to overturn 2020 result – report

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Ginni Thomas, the wife of the US supreme court justice Clarence Thomas, pressed Republicans in Arizona to overturn Joe Biden’s victory there in 2020, the Washington Post reported. Repeating Donald Trump’s lie that the...

Arizona executes man convicted in 1978 killing of college student

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An Arizona man convicted of killing a college student in 1978 was killed by the state on Wednesday after a nearly eight-year hiatus in its use of the death penalty, brought on by an execution critics say was botched a...

Arizona braces for additional water cuts amid megadrought

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Arizona water authorities are bracing for additional cuts to the quantity of water supplied by the Colorado River, prompting calls for more aggressive conservation measures to prevent further reductions. Officials in ...

‘This is not typical’: Arizona wildfire fighters brace for threat ‘on steroids’

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Firefighters working to keep more homes from burning on the edge of a mountain town in northern Arizona were treated to scattered showers and cooler temperatures early on Friday, but the favorable weather was not expe...

Arizona governor signs law requiring proof of citizenship to vote for president

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Arizona’s Republican governor on Wednesday signed a bill requiring voters to prove their citizenship to vote in a presidential election, drawing fierce opposition from voting rights advocates who say it risks affectin...

Girl whose remains were found over 60 years ago in Arizona identified

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A little girl whose burned remains were found over 60 years ago in the Arizona desert has finally been identified. The Yavapai county sheriff’s office said Tuesday the girl had been identified as four-year-old Sharon ...

Arizona Republicans introduce election subversion bill

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Arizona Republicans have introduced a bill that would impose significant new voting restrictions and allow the state legislature to reject election results. The measure would require the state legislature to convene ...

Arizona Democrats censure Kyrsten Sinema for voting rights failure

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The Arizona Democratic party has formally censured Kyrsten Sinema, the US senator whose opposition to filibuster reform helped sink attempts to protect voting rights. In a statement on Saturday the Arizona party chai...

Cyber Ninjas, firm that conducted Arizona election ‘audit’, shuts down

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Cyber Ninjas, the firm that was contracted by Arizona Republicans to carry out a widely-criticized review of 2.1m ballots cast in the presidential election, is shutting down amid a legal battle seeking to force the co...

Arizona students stage hunger strike to urge Sinema to support voting reform

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Since Monday, a group of 20 college students from the University of Arizona and Arizona State have been on hunger strike in an effort to pressure one of the most heavily criticized Democratic senators, Kyrsten Sinema,...

Arizona police officer who fatally shot man in a wheelchair is fired

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An Arizona police officer has been fired amid outrage over the killing of a suspected shoplifter who was in a motorized wheelchair and moving slowly away from officers when he was shot in the back multiple times. Surv...

Arizona students seek Kyle Rittenhouse removal from online nursing classes

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A small but vocal alliance of left-leaning students at Arizona State University (ASU) is demanding Kyle Rittenhouse be removed from online classes, despite the teen’s acquittal this month on charges of murdering two m...

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