Articles Tagged with Arizona

BLM Responsible For 460 Million Acres Of Public Lands

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The BLM (Bureau of Land Management) wields power over about 460 million acres of the 2.27 billion acres of land in the United States of America. The federal agency which folks in western states deal with on a routine basis was largely unfamiliar to residents in other parts of the nation until the Cliven Bundy… Read more »

Second Amendment: Arizona Approves Four Pro-Gun Laws

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Arizona lawmakers just gave approval for four “major” pro-guns laws in the state senate. The state house of representatives approved Second Amendment related bills which allow concealed carry permit holders to take their firearms into government buildings which do not have security measures. HB 22339, the gun bill which would allow concealed carry permit holders… Read more »

Jodi Arias Trial: Sheriff’s Office Bans Defense From Jail

Jodi Arias Defense Aide Banned From Jail

Jodi Arias, a 33 year old ex-waitress convicted of first degree murder, escaped the death penalty during the 2013 trial which gripped the nation. The murder, which occurred in 2008 in Arizona, is one of the more gruesome scenes depicted in a courtroom in recent history but the jurors could not reach a decision regarding… Read more »

Jan Brewer Attacked From GOP Right For Anti-Gay Bill Veto

Jan Brewer

Jan Brewer, Arizona’s Republican governor, yesterday vetoed a controversial anti-gay bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gay people under a broadly expanded definition of “religious freedom.” Before Wednesday was out and continuing into today, Brewer became a whipping post for right-wing members of her own party. Though Brewer, 69, herself has… Read more »

Gabby Giffords To Mark Shooting Anniversary By Skydiving

Gabby Giffords Skydives On Third Anniversary Of Injury

Gabby Giffords plans to go skydiving to mark the third anniversary of being injured by a gunman. The former Arizona Democratic House Representative says the jump will serve to mark how far she’s come since being shot. In 2011, a mass shooting claimed the lives of six and injured 12 along with Gabby Giffords in… Read more »

Remember Amy’s Baking Company? They’re Getting A Reality Show (Maybe)

Amy's Baking Company is back

Scottsdale, AZ – How could anyone forget Amy’s Baking Company, the infamous restaurant that Gordon Ramsay walked out on because… well… that ^? Samy and Amy Bouzaglo, the owners of the infamous restaurant, have announced on their Facebook page that they are now hiring yet again, but not for another grand re-opening. This time, they’re… Read more »

Portable Shelters Were Not Enough To Save 19 Firefighters

19 firefighters killed in Arizona

As 19 firefighters from an elite brigade tried to find refuge from they raging flames on Sunday, they tried to find shelter in portable units, but that wasn’t enough to save their lives. On Monday, vans from the coroner’s office took the bodies of the deceased in a procession out of the small mountain community… Read more »

5 Skeletal Remains Spark Arizona Murder Mystery

5 Skeletal Remains Discovered In Arizona Desert

Five skeletal remains found in the desert have sparked an Arizona murder mystery. The remains of five people were discovered in the “smuggling corridor” area of the Tohono O’Odham Reservation near Sells, Arizona. The remains were found partially covered in sand and rocks. A preliminary examination suggests that the victims were murdered. As reported by… Read more »

Obama Voters Banned From Arizona Gun Store

Arizona Gun Store

Obama voters have been effectively banned from an Arizona gun store, according to MSN. The owner believes that anyone who supports the President isn’t responsible enough to own a firearm. If you openly admit to casting your vote for Barack Obama in this year’s presidential election, then the owner of Southwest Shooting Authority in Pinetop,… Read more »