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Arizona Sheriff Sued By Federal Government for Refusing Document Access

The Justice Department has filed suit against an Arizona sheriff for his failure to turn over documents as part of a civil rights investigation involving the sheriff’s actions. Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio is known for being tough on crime, but…

Gay Couples Legally Married Elsewhere Cannot Get Divorced in Texas

In Texas, marriage is between a man and a woman – and so is a divorce. A Texas appellate court ruled that gay couples, even if they are legally married in another state, cannot get divorced in Texas. "A person…