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The FBI subpoenaed Karen Fann and Kelly Townsend for information on the January 6 insurrection

Arizona Senate President Karen Fann and Mesa Republican Senator Kelly Townsend were subpoenaed by the FBI for an on-going investigation into President Donald Trump’s alleged pressure campaign on state officials to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.  “President Fann received a FOIA in the form of a subpoena by the FBI as part of the […] The post The FBI subpoenaed Karen Fann and Kelly Townsend for information on the January 6 insurrection appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
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Dems, doctors react to Brnovich saying Arizona will enforce a Civil War-era abortion ban

Democratic leaders and candidates along with doctors had strong words for Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, who said Wednesday that abortions are now outlawed in Arizona because a law that was first drafted during the Civil War is still on the books. “This law in Arizona will harm women,” Dr. Viktoria Krajnc, a family medicine […] The post Dems, doctors react to Brnovich saying Arizona will enforce a Civil War-era abortion ban appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
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U.S. Supreme Court’s decision by six Catholics breaches wall between church and state

Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to gut Roe, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt declared, “The womb is now … the safest place for a child to be.”  My question is, where is the safest place for women and the babies they will now be forced to bear? The court’s decision to overturn Roe v. […] The post U.S. Supreme Court’s decision by six Catholics breaches wall between church and state appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
CONGRESS & COURTS

Wendy Rogers refused to speak to the Senate ethics panel about her ‘fed boy summer’ tweet

Flagstaff Republican Sen. Wendy Rogers refused to meet with the attorney for the Senate Ethics Committee, but her lawyer said in a letter to the panel that her tweet dismissing the racially motivated Buffalo grocery store mass shooting was a reference to a 2019 hip hop song and not a nod to white supremacist online […] The post Wendy Rogers refused to speak to the Senate ethics panel about her ‘fed boy summer’ tweet appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
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Trump had to be physically restrained from joining Jan. 6 mob, House panel told

Donald Trump had to be held back from joining his enraged, rioting supporters — even after the president was told they were armed — in their assault on the U.S. Capitol, according to astonishing testimony to the Jan. 6 committee Tuesday from a former top White House aide. Trump, spewing expletives, was so angry at […] The post Trump had to be physically restrained from joining Jan. 6 mob, House panel told appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
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U.S. HHS chief vows to protect abortion access, but says much depends on states

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra pledged Tuesday to work to preserve abortion access in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s “despicable” decision overturning Roe v. Wade — though the department’s specific actions will depend on how states seeking to limit abortion access proceed. Becerra said HHS would enforce federal laws to […] The post U.S. HHS chief vows to protect abortion access, but says much depends on states appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
WOMEN'S HEALTH

Havasupai tribe: Pinion Plain uranium mine threatens our existence

For decades, the Havasupai Tribe has voiced its opposition against the operation of Pinyon Plain Mine, a uranium mine located about 10 miles south of the Grand Canyon. “As the Havasupai Tribe, we have stood strong continuing the protection of the natural resources in and around the Grand Canyon region,” Havasupai Vice-Chairman Edmond Tilousi said […] The post Havasupai tribe: Pinion Plain uranium mine threatens our existence appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
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‘Immense suffering’: After Roe, groups focus on how to help pregnant people

PHOENIX – In a post-Roe world, those seeking an abortion will have to live in, or travel to, a state where it’s legal. But those who forgo the procedure may need help with an unplanned pregnancy. Activists and organizations on both sides of the abortion debate are figuring out how best to help pregnant people […] The post ‘Immense suffering’: After <i>Roe</i>, groups focus on how to help pregnant people appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
PHOENIX, AZ

We looked to the Supreme Court to protect our rights. Now, it is taking them away.

The United States of America is no longer a free country. Women are no longer full citizens with equal rights. The theocracy also known as the U.S. Supreme Court has decided that our bodies don’t belong to us. Anyone who is or can become pregnant will be a ward of the state, captive of a […] The post We looked to the Supreme Court to protect our rights. Now, it is taking them away. appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
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GOP poll watcher training casts unfounded suspicion on Arizona elections

The Republican National Committee is telling potential Arizona polling place observers that there are “festering problems” in how elections are run, such as security issues with vote-counting machines and problems with voter rolls, as it trains them for the state’s upcoming primary election. The RNC training delivers the message that the “2020 election had serious […] The post GOP poll watcher training casts unfounded suspicion on Arizona elections appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
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