The issue of whether political speech is more important than religious speech was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in oral arguments Monday in a case involving a small church that is suing an Arizona town over a sign display code they believe violates their rights.
Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared to favor Good News Community Church and its pastor Clyde Reed over the town of Gilbert's restrictions on religious roadside signs. more >>
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear arguments in a small church's lawsuit against an Arizona town that bars the congregation from posting roadside signs.
Known as Reed v. Town of Gilbert, Good New Presbyterian Church is being represented by the Scottsdale, Arizona-based Alliance Defending Freedom.
ADF Senior Web Writer Marissa Poulson argued Monday that Good News' roadside signs may seem unimportant, but they represent one of many "building blocks" of freedom. more >>
The man who is allegedly behind the generous "Tips for Jesus" Twitter account may have struck again, this time leaving an Arizona bartender a combined $11,000 tip on two different bills that totaled just over $419.
Clint Spotleson, who works as a bartender at a restaurant called Crudo in Phoenix, told the The Arizona Republic that last Saturday night when he was just beginning to break down and clean up the bar, one customer strolled in with his female friend and ordered some Pappy Van Winkle 23.
When the customer paid for his check, Spotleson was shocked to find that the customers had tipped him $1,000 on a bill that just totaled $330. more >>
"Superstar" Billy Graham, the former professional wrestler and devout Christian who took his stage name from the famous evangelist Rev. Billy Graham, has been released from the hospital.
"Superstar" Billy Graham was hospitalized earlier this week due to a liver complication, but was released Thursday.
On the former World Wrestling Entertainment champion's Facebook fan page, Graham posted a photo of himself from the 1980s and gave an update about his release from the hospital. more >>
The ACLU of Arizona is suing their state over a "revenge porn" law, arguing that it violates freedom of speech.
The law signed by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer in April seeks to criminalize anyone who engages in the "unlawful distribution of private images."
Filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona on Tuesday, the lawsuit was brought on behalf of several artists, book stores, and others who take issue with the law. more >>
A 24-year-old Arizona man who was the victim of statutory rape by a 20-year-old woman a decade ago when he was 14, is now on the hook for child support payments after the woman got pregnant from the encounter and kept him in the dark until eight years after she gave birth to his daughter.
The man, Nick Olivas, didn't realize at the time that he was a rape victim under Arizona law, according to azcentral. So he simply moved on with his life, graduated from high school and became a medical assistant.
Two years ago, Olivas received legal notice from the state of Arizona demanding that he start paying child support for a then 8-year-old daughter he never knew he had fathered, according to an explanation on his Facebook page where friends and family have been discussing his situation. more >>