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June 25, 2015 -- Competitive Arizona is a coalition of businesses and individuals working to grow and promote economic development in Arizona through equality and inclusion for all Arizonans
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June 10, 2015 -- Plaintiffs seek an end to unconstitutional Border Patrol detention practices
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June 4, 2015 - New law forces doctors to tell patients medication abortions can be reversed
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May 27, 2015 - In letters sent today to two southern Arizona counties, the ACLU of Arizona demands 911 operators change the way they handle wilderness distress calls from individuals known or perceived to be border crossers.
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May 21, 2015 -- The issue to be argued is whether the U.S. Constitution applies to Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, a Mexican teenager in Nogales, Sonora, who was fatally shot through the border fence by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
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May 20, 2015 -- The Competitive Arizona coaltion cannot support the incremental approach the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors took today in revising the county’s personnel policies to include sexual orientation but not gender...
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May 19, 2015 -- The ACLU of Arizona today filed notices of two claims with the federal government under the Federal Tort Claims Act (“FTCA”) on behalf of an Arizona woman seeking monetary damages for egregious and repeated rights...
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April 23, 2015 - Policy Instituted in February to Withhold Joint Licenses from Same-Sex Married Couples Violated the Constitution
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April 20, 2015 - A contempt hearing is set to begin tomorrow, April 21, to address the Maricopa County Sheriff Office’s (MCSO) noncompliance with a federal judge’s orders in the lawsuit Ortega Melendres v. Arpaio.
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Today, Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed SB 1445, a bill that would have required law enforcement agencies to conceal police officers’ identities for months...

Changing MCSO

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ACLU Blog

The Death Penalty Has an Innocence Problem — and Its Days Are Numbered
July 1, 2015
This piece originally appeared at MSNBC. The demise of the death penalty is upon us. While the Supreme Court ruled this week to allow the continued use of a controversial lethal injection drug, Justice Stephen Breyer’s sweeping dissent...