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21 Arrested in Child Sex Trafficking Operation in Arizona

By Charlotte Cuthbertson Local and federal law enforcement recently rounded up 21 suspects in Arizona who solicited and/or brokered deals for various sex acts with children. The “children” were undercover detectives who “placed ads on websites commonly sought out by suspects seeking illegal sex acts,” according to the Surprise Police Department, located in Maricopa County, […]

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Lured by Drug Cartel Money, US Citizens Risk All Smuggling Illegal Aliens Across Arizona Border

By Allan Stein CASA GRANDE, Ariz.—Mexican drug cartel money drives international human smuggling operations in the United States, said Sam, owner of a private investigation company in Arizona that deals with border security issues. Without it, the industry wouldn’t exist. Sam, who asked to remain anonymous for his personal safety, told The Epoch Times that […]

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Kari Lake, Endorsed by Trump, Wins Republican Nomination for Arizona Governor

By Gary Bai Gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, endorsed by former President Donald Trump, has won the Republican nomination in the Arizona primary election. “Though the results took longer than they should have, Arizonans who have been forgotten by the establishment just delivered a political earthquake,” Lake said in a statement late Thursday celebrating her win. “This is more […]

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‘America First’ Candidate Mark Finchem Wins Republican Nomination for Arizona Secretary of State

By Allan Stein Arizona state Rep. Mark Finchem has won the Republican nomination for Arizona secretary of state in the Aug. 2 primary election. Finchem defeated his closest rival Beau Lane with 38 percent of the vote. Lane received 26 percent, Arizona state Rep. Shawnna Bolick, 20 percent, and Arizona state Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita, 16 […]

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Election Integrity Group Unveils Findings on Ballot Trafficking in Arizona

By Allan Stein The election integrity group True the Vote presented Arizona lawmakers with cell phone tracking data showing alleged ballot traffickers visited drop boxes in two of the state’s largest counties no less than 5,700 times during the 2020 election. “When we started the project, we didn’t know [what we would find],” said Catherine Engelbrecht, the Texas group’s founder […]

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19,000 Late, Invalid Ballots Were Counted in Arizona 2020 Election: Report

By Beth Brelje With the 2022 midterm elections around the corner, scrutiny of the 2020 election continues to raise questions about election integrity, including a newly identified anomaly in Maricopa County, Arizona. Arizona Law requires that, to be considered valid, ballots must be received by the county no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day. But newly uncovered […]

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Arizona Governor Signs Into Law Bills on Abortion, Transgender Issues

By Mimi Nguyen Ly Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law three bills on Wednesday to restrict abortions, restrict gender reassignment surgeries, and block transgender athletes from participating in female sports. Ducey signed Senate Bill 1164 (pdf) to ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The state legislature passed the bill largely along party lines. The measure contains exceptions for […]

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499 Arizonans Claim Stores as Legal Residences: 110 Voted in 2020, Study Finds

By Steven Kovac A study released on Jan. 31 by the nonpartisan Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) has revealed many irregularities on Arizona’s voter rolls. Records examined in Maricopa County found that 354 registered voters had claimed storefront addresses as their legal residence. Yuma County was next with 133, followed by a smattering of instances in four other counties, for […]