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Victory! Goldwater Compels School District to Stop Blacklisting Conservative Reporter

In a victory for free speech, the Goldwater Institute has compelled the Flagstaff Unified School District to stop unconstitutionally blacklisting..

Goldwater Puts Tucson on Notice to Repeal Illegal ‘Prevailing Wage’ Mandate

It’s a costly, burdensome policy that excludes qualified businesses from competing for public-works contracts. Decades of data and research show..

Constitutional Rights
New York State Went After the NRA—Supreme Court Should Act

In 2018, then-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his bureaucratic cronies threatened to investigate and punish companies that do business..

Goldwater Sues to Stop Illegal Property Tax in Yuma County

If government in Arizona wants to raise taxes, it must hold an election to get voters’ approval. Yet for the..

Constitutional Rights
Flagstaff School District Blacklists Conservative Reporter

The First Amendment doesn’t make exceptions for viewpoints the government doesn’t like. But in Arizona, the Flagstaff Unified School District..

Constitutional Rights
Goldwater Strikes Blow Against Government Theft at Federal Appeals Court

A victim of child sexual abuse was supposed to receive a small measure of relief when a North Carolina judge..

Constitutional Rights
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..

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