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Flagstaff, AZ, Censors Navy Veteran’s Gun Range Ad—Goldwater Fights Back

There’s a harmless ad that the city government of Flagstaff, Ariz., doesn’t want you to see, and the city is..

AZ School Illegally Uses Children, Taxpayer Dollars to Influence Election

Public schools are funded with our tax dollars, and they’re supposed to use their taxpayer-funded resources to educate children—not meddle..

Yuma Illegally Sneaks Property Tax Past Voters; Goldwater Fights Back

If the government is going to take a cut of your hard-earned money through taxation, it had better follow the..

AZ Governor Tries to Cancel School Choice. Goldwater Fights Back

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs is trying to snatch school choice from families by canceling funding for kindergarten students through Arizona’s..

Ditch This Jim Crow-Era Mandate That Hurts Minorities Most

Congress passed a “prevailing wage” law in 1931 specifically intended to favor white workers and white-only labor unions over nonunionized..

Constitutional Rights
Goldwater to Supreme Court: Government Can’t Punish Political Opponents for Free Speech

The government’s job is to safeguard fundamental rights, not weaponize its power against political opponents who say things the government..

Goldwater Stands Up to Illegal ‘Prevailing Wage’ Mandate in Tempe

The Tempe City Council is considering a burdensome, illegal “prevailing wage” ordinance that would restrict qualified businesses from competing for..

VICTORY! Phoenix Ditches Illegal ‘Prevailing Wage’ Mandate After Goldwater Demands Repeal

In a victory for hardworking Arizonans, the Phoenix City Council yesterday repealed its illegal “prevailing wage” mandate—less than a week..

Goldwater Demands Phoenix Repeal Burdensome, Illegal ‘Prevailing Wage’ Mandate

Providing virtually no opportunity for public input or scrutiny, the Phoenix City Council last month passed a burdensome, illegal “prevailing..

Constitutional Rights
Phoenix School Board Discriminates Against Teachers—Goldwater Stands Up for Religious Freedom

The government should never retaliate against private groups or individuals on the basis of perceived religious views—it’s not just wrong,..

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