The mutaween don't exactly have a good public image outside of Saudi Arabia, but that doesn't seem to have hurt them inside Saudi Arabia.
Clarification on 4/4: Per a conversation in the comments section of this post with State Rep. John Kavanagh, he wrote both of the strikers submitted under his name, the "show your papers before you pee" measure and the "bigot protection" act. Per that conversation, any impression given by the post that CA
The Center for Arizona
Witness State Rep. John Kavanagh's (R-Fountain Hills) "snap-to" when Cathi Herrod and the CA
If enacted into law, it almost certainly will be struck down by a court of law, but the CA
Now, it is the small town of Bisbee that has roused the ire of the grand high "poobahs" of moral rectitude in Arizona.
From the Arizona Republic, written by Lindsey Collom and Alia Beard Rau -
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne warned Bisbee on Tuesday that his office would take legal action against the city if council members approve an ordinance tonight allowing civil unions for gay couples.
The unions would be recognized only within the city limits and would grant rights given to a married couple, including property ownership, inheritance, guardianship and adoption.
Three Republican state lawmakers -- Sen. Gail Griffin, of Hereford, and Reps. David Gowan and David Stevens of Sierra Vista -- complained to his office, saying that consituents had contacted them, expressing concern that the proposed ordinance may be in violation of the state's constitution, Horne said.
On Monday, a powerful conservative advocacy group, the Center for Arizona Policy, sent city officials a similar letter and threatened to sue the city if it allows civil unions.
As the crow flies, the distance between CA
Anybody know the record for the longest lapdog leash?
PS - Am I the only one who thinks that it is rather "ironic" that CA
Columnist EJ Montini of the Arizona Republic offers his take here.
AZBlueMeanie of Blog for Arizona offers his take here.