Monday's Supreme Court decision on Arizona's anti-immigrant SB 1070 has engendered lots of commentary in the media and among elected officials.
The ruling sends a signal to the right wing and lawmakers in Arizona, Alabama and elsewhere that state laws, recently put on the books for racist and political reasons across this country, are unconstitutional.
Decisions about medical procedures and patient care should be left to clinicians and their patients - not to politicians. As a family physician, I understand this.
The 2012 elections are an opportunity to turn things around in Arizona.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill into law last week that provides special protected status for the tea party-adopted "Don't Tread on Me" flag.
Tucson came out to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez.
The Republican Party in several states is hell bent on getting more guns into the hands of school kids, including, ridiculously enough, in Arizona.
The violence in Tucson is also not an isolated incident. According to the last figures issued by the FBI, there were 8,336 victims of hate crimes committed by 6,225 people in 2009.
This little 118-page booklet is the first time anybody has even tried to bring the facts of Frank Little's life and murder together.
More than anything, American public opinion is galvanized in its revulsion to the horrific crimes committed in Tucson, Ariz.