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Updated: Right to Earn a Living…other bills Signed!

March 26, 2017 · 3 Comments 

SB 1437 – SIGNED!  The right to earn an honest living is a fundamental right.  SB 1437 places the burden on the government rather than citizens to prove the necessity of certain rules & policies. Is this a problem? Check this outRead more »

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Support the Ladies in Red

May 18, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

You are Invited!  Come to an event honoring Arizona’s GOP

Ladies In Red

Senators Sylvia Allen, Nancy Barto, Kate Brophy-McGee, Karen Fann, Gail Griffin, Debbie Lesko & Kimberly Yee and
Representatives Brenda Barton, Heather Carter, Regina Cobb, Jill Norgaard, Becky Nutt, Maria Syms, Kelly Townsend, Michelle Udall & Michelle Ugenti-Rita

When:  Wednesday, May 24th at 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Where:  University Club – 39 E Monte Vista Rd, Phoenix

RSVP:  NancyBarto@cox.net

If unable to attend, donate online or mail to:

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Adobe Mountain – Notification Bill Signed!

May 19, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

When the Dept. of Corrections began housing released homeless sexual offenders at the Adobe Mountain Juvenile Corrections facility in North Phoenix last summer, it didn’t take long for the  neighbors in the area to catch wind of them.  The problem was, with little or no warning before the facility had been repurposed (from a secured to an unsecured facility), there was nothing for the community to do but voice their safety concerns after the fact.  And they did!  Parents Julie Read and Ann O’Brien organized hundreds of parents and business owners in the area to stop the DOC’s actions and have them reversed.  After a time their coordinated efforts paid off.

But the community didn’t stop there.  Read more »

Legislation

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COS: Arizona’s on the map!

May 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

Check out this map!  After a number of prior attempts, Arizona’s finally gone green – joining other states calling for an Article V Convention of States (COS) to move forward.

Why? What is the problem?  Michael Farris says it best in this video.   Here are the four major problems only state-driven amendments to the Constitution can solve: Read more »

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‘End-of-Life’ Conscience Protections

April 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

Getting to the bottom of the opposition to SB 1439 – has unwittingly revealed the obvious need for SB 1439.  Opponents weren’t against SB 1439 as much as they were opposed to the conscience protections already in law!

The bill ensures physicians who choose not to participate in a treatment intended to end the life of a patient – are not fired or discriminated against in the workplace (i.e. euthanasia or administering a death row lethal injection).  A number of myths have been spread attempting to confuse the fact that the bill adds an enforcement mechanism to current law.  Laws would be meaningless if there weren’t penalties for breaking them. What good is a speed limit if there is no penalty for exceeding it?  Yet employers may terminate these conscience objectors without any recourse.

Importantly – SB 1439 does not prevent patients from receiving their preferred end-of-life care; it simply protects health providers who exercise their legal rights.  Read my editorial, Myths, misunderstanding about end-of-life legislation – answering editorial criticisms by Robert Robb and Linda Valdez.

Thankfully, Governor Ducey understood the need for the bill and signed it into law.

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Adobe Mountain – Notification Bill Signed!

May 19, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

When the Dept. of Corrections began housing released homeless sexual offenders at the Adobe Mountain Juvenile Corrections facility in North Phoenix last summer, it didn’t take long for the  neighbors in the area to catch wind of them.  The problem was, with little or no warning before the facility had been repurposed (from a secured to an unsecured facility), there was nothing for the community to do but voice their safety concerns after the fact.  And they did!  Parents Julie Read and Ann O’Brien organized hundreds of parents and business owners in the area to stop the DOC’s actions and have them reversed.  After a time their coordinated efforts paid off.

But the community didn’t stop there.  Read more »

Legislative Action

COS: Arizona’s on the map!

COS: Arizona’s on the map!

Check out this map!  After a number of prior attempts, Arizona’s finally gone green – joining other states calling for an Article V Convention of States (COS)... [Read more]


News and Media

Adobe Mountain – Notification Bill Signed!

Adobe Mountain – Notification Bill Signed!

When the Dept. of Corrections began housing released homeless sexual offenders at the Adobe Mountain Juvenile Corrections facility in North Phoenix last summer, it didn’t... [Read more]