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14 Lives Matter

Posted in Life on: July 28th, 2011
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Holly Patterson had just celebrated her 18th birthday. The bright, energetic young woman who had just completed high school one year ahead of schedule had so much to live for.  After finding out she was pregnant, Holly and her boyfriend went to a local Planned Parenthood clinic where Holly was given abortion medication.  Over the next several days, Holly found herself in agony. With only pain pills and an anti-nausea drug to abate the symptoms of a growing and deadly infection, her health began to deteriorate. (more…)
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Why Protect Marriage: Reaction to New York

Posted in Marriage & Family on: July 25th, 2011
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This post is a part of our ongoing series discussing the importance of protecting marriage as the union between a man and a woman.

Over the weekend, New York’s same-sex “marriage” law went into effect. The National Review Online spoke with some of the nation’s leading experts on the topic and got their reaction. Read the story here. These leaders have some very interesting thoughts. (more…)

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Good News! 16 CAP-Supported Bills Become Law

Posted in News on: July 20th, 2011
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Today is a great day for everyone who calls Arizona home.

It’s been 90 days since the end of the 2011 legislative session, which means 16 Center for Arizona Policy (CAP)-supported bills take effect today. That’s 101 CAP-supported bills enacted into law since 1995! (more…)

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Medication Abortion: Not a Safer Alternative

Posted in Life on: July 13th, 2011
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Over the past decade, abortion advocates have attempted to propagate the idea that medication abortions are safer, easier, and less troublesome than surgical abortion.  They claim that the abortion pill is a safe method to end a pregnancy, and many stop just short of encouraging it. The truth, of course, just isn’t that simple.

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BREAKING NEWS: Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Church in Yuma!

Posted in News, Religious Liberty on: July 12th, 2011
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in favor of religious liberty for an Arizona church today. In 2007, the city of Yuma had unlawfully denied the church a permit to use its building for worship. Attorneys for Center for Arizona Policy and the Alliance Defense Fund worked together to defend the church’s rights in court.

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