Cindy Dahlgren

At Risk: Children, Religious Freedom

Children cannot drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes, or get a tattoo until they are of a certain age. They don’t yet have the ability to assess the risks and consequences of potentially dangerous or permanent decisions. But many Arizona lawmakers believe children can make...

3 For 3

The Arizona Legislature has been in session less than a month and already one CAP-supported bill has passed the full Senate and heads to the House for consideration. Senators passed the Save Women’s Sports Act Wednesday on a party line vote, starting this session off...

Clashing Worldviews

Children will be guided by someone. Either their parents have that right and responsibility or those running the government, schools, and medical community claim it. The clash of those two worldviews was on full display this week when lawmakers heard HB 2161 in the...

One Step for Women

Arizona lawmakers took the first step toward protecting girls and women athletes yesterday when the Senate Judiciary Committee passed  SB 1165, the Save Women’s Sports Act. The bill, sponsored by Senator Nancy Barto, ensures a fair playing field by requiring only...

Praying Roe Doesn’t See 50

As Roe turns 49 on January 22, Arizona and New Jersey this week move contradicting abortion legislation, reminding us of the battle still ahead, regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules in Dobbs this year. Arizona Senator Nancy Barto filed legislation limiting...