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  • State Rep. Terri Proud (AZ) 2:01 pm on May 22, 2012 Permalink |
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    Arizona strips Planned Parenthood of federal funds

    Bill: HB2800 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Reps Proud, Montenegro, Yee, et al, and signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer, HB2800 mandates that Arizona or any political subdivision of the state “may not enter into a contract with or make a grant to any person that performs nonfederally qualified abortions or maintains or operates a facility where nonfederallly qualified abortions are performed for the provision of family planning services.”

    Also: “Gov. Brewer signs Arizona ban on Planned Parenthood funding”

    “Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer bans public funding of Planned Parenthood”

  • State Rep. Terri Proud (AZ) 3:05 pm on April 20, 2012 Permalink |
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    Arizona puts Bible back in public schools

    Bill: HB2563 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Rep. Terri Proud, and signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer, HB2563 mandates that the Board of Education shall include in its standards an elective curriculum that covers the history and literature of the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. Objectives for the school courses include basic instruction in the historical, cultural, legal, literary, and social impact of the Bible. HB2653 provides course teachers with immunity against civil lawsuits or punitive action by school administrators. As of 2012, states that allow Bible courses in public schools include Arizona, Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and South Carolina.

    Also: “Arizona school Bible course elective now law”

    “Ariz. Law Allows Bible to Be Taught in Public Schools”

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