May 25, 2012
by Cody Harding
On May 25, 2011, the US District Court for the District of Arizona ruled that accused shooter Jared Lee Loughner was not competent to stand trial due to mental illness. The decision was based on reports that Loughner was schizophrenic. He was charged with the shooting death of Chief Judge John ...[read more]
April 8, 2012
by Cynthia Miley
On April 8, 2011, the Arizona House of Representatives approved a bill that would allow lawful possession of guns on the public right-of-ways of university campuses. The 33-24 House vote was preceded by a vote in the Arizona Senate, which approved the bill after it was amended to prohibit allowing ...[read more]
January 8, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
On January 8, 2011, Chief Judge John M. Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona was shot and killed when a gunman opened fire at a public constituent event in Tucson, Arizona. The gunman, Jared Loughner, killed additional five people and wounded 20 others, including Congresswoman ...[read more]
January 27, 2011
by Edward SanFilippo
Kyrsten Sinema: "As an Arizonan, I was outraged when I learned of planned protests at the funerals of the victims of the January 8 shooting that killed six and wounded 17. The families of nine-year old Christina Taylor Green and Judge John Roll deserve to grieve in peace. When I learned of the ...[read more]
January 10, 2011
by Sarah Paulsworth
Federal charges were formally filed on Sunday against Jared Loughner, the man is accused of shooting to death Chief Judge John Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona and five other people Saturday. Fourteen other people were wounded in the shooting including Representative ...[read more]
January 9, 2011
by Ann Riley
Chief Judge John M. Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona was shot and killed when a gunman opened fire at a public constituent event held outside of a shopping center in Tucson on Saturday. The gunman additionally killed 5 others, including a 9-year-old girl, and wounded 20. ...[read more]
July 23, 2009
by Brian Jackson
The US Senate on Wednesday rejected a proposed amendment to a military appropriations bill that would allow individuals with permits to carry concealed firearms across state lines. The amendment was proposed by Senator John Thune (R-SD) and had been a hotly contested issue, reflected by the 58-39 ...[read more]
June 4, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
New Hampshire Governor John Lynch on Wednesday signed into law legislation allowing same-sex marriages to be performed in the state, provided that religious clergy and organizations and their employees will not be required to participate in the services or recognize the unions. The New Hampshire ...[read more]
May 21, 2009
by Christian Ehret
The New Hampshire House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected a same-sex marriage bill after it was amended at the request of Governor John Lynch. The bill was defeated by a 186-188 vote after a religious liberty protection clause was added to gain Lynch's approval. The amended bill, which s... ...[read more]
February 5, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
The US Senate amended the Buy American clause of the latest economic stimulus package Wednesday to clarify that the provision will be applied consistent with US obligations under international trade agreements. The revised language was proposed by Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND). The Senate al... ...[read more]

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