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Arizona Court Rules for Phoenix on Same-Sex Wedding Invitations

The city ordinance prohibits businesses from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Arizona Settles Suit Over Handling of Voter Registration

The suit said voter registration in the state was unduly burdensome over proof-of-citizenship requirement.

Court Tosses Case Claiming Bias Against Opposite-Sex Couples

A woman claimed discrimination based on benefits afforded unwed same-sex couples.

What Difference Does Title IX Make?

Understanding shifts in thinking on the law that has come to target sexual violence on campus.

ACLU Ad Campaign on ICE Interactions Won't Air in Arizona

Ads will air in 11 states across three different digital platforms.

Prosecutor Says New Domestic Violence Protocol Will Save Lives

Eighteen questions help police determine who's most at risk.

Student ID Card Research Raises Privacy Concerns

UA students are not told their CatCard use is recorded.

Trial Continues for Border Agent Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder

Forensic expert testifies that blood-spatter consistent with being shot in the back while on the ground.

Fighting Hate with Love

An Interview with Civil Rights Pioneer Bernard Lafayette

Tucson's 3.6 Percent: Reflections on Being Black in a Majority-White City

Members of Tucson's black community discuss the complex and often difficult nature of calling the city home.

Arizona House Votes to Expel Rep. Don Shooter

Speaker Mesnard called for the Thursday vote, which needed a two-thirds majority.

Fair-Housing Group Awarded Grant

$313,000 will support ongoing efforts to provide equal access to housing.

Civil Rights Scorecard Gives TPD Failing Grade in Body-Cam Footage Review

Tucson Police allow officers to review footage before writing report.

A 1960s Documentary Hidden for Decades - Now Revealed in Tucson.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Should honorably discharged veterans be able to get their citizenship and military benefits restored after trouble with the law? And, a local artist's adventures canoeing with alligators in a Florida river.

How the Holocaust History Center Shines a Light on Justice for Global LGBTQ Community

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Basics of BASIS: How BASIS Transformed from One Tucson School to an International Brand

State Ban on Ethnic Studies Unconstitutional

Case stems from Tucson Unified School District's Mexican American Studies classes and 2010 law.

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