VOL. 18  ISSUE NO. 15   |   APRIL 11 – 17, 2012


PACs declare war over property tax with campaign finance complaints

Citizens may want to hold on to their ballots until release of May 3 campaign finance reports

CAVE CREEK – Ballots for the May 15 special election will be mailed out on April 19 for this all-mail ballot. However, the pre-election campaign finance reports are not due until May 3, when citizens can see exactly who is funding each side of the property tax argument.    Keep reading ...


Thomas and Aubuchon disbarred, Alexander suspended

‘The political witch hunt that’s just ended makes things worse by sending a chilling message to prosecutors …’

PHOENIX – After taking the matter under advisement in November 2011, the three-member disciplinary hearing panel released its decision on April 10 and with an effective date of May 10, 2012, ordering former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and former Deputy County Attorney Lisa Aubuchon disbarred, while ordering former Deputy Attorney Rachel Alexander’s license suspended for six months and one day.   Keep reading ...


Desert Ridge Justice of the Peace faces formidable challenger

“Even the parties who don’t gain victory perceive that they have had their fair day in court”

PHOENIX – In 2008, Clancy Jayne was elected the inaugural Desert Ridge Justice of the Peace, which serves the North and Northeast Phoenix areas as well as Cave Creek, Carefree, New River and Desert Hills.   Keep reading ...

APRIL 11, 2012

Free speech returns to Ariz. community college district

ADF lawsuit sought change to unconstitutional policy that required fees, waiting period to engage in free speech

PHOENIX — In the wake of a lawsuit filed by Alliance Defense Fund attorneys, Maricopa Community College officials have made policy changes to respect the free speech rights of visitors to the Arizona system’s campuses.  Keep reading ...

APRIL 11, 2012

American Academy for Constitutional Education

“Protecting Freedom – Defending Our Foundation”

Religious liberties are the foundation of this country, yet those very freedoms are being disregarded and, at times, outright assaulted. As citizens, we must get involved and become informed in order to counter these efforts. Plan now to attend this dynamic, interactive, and moving presentation as Shane Krauser discusses what makes this country great, the fortitude of the men who sought to protect inalienable liberties, and the awe-inspiring documents written to support our God-given rights.  Keep reading ...

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