Barbara Parker  

 

Far-right MAGA extremist Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 10. She assumed office on January 9, 2023. Her current term ends on January 13, 2025. Parker ran for election to the Arizona House of Representatives to represent District 10. She won in the general election on November 8, 2022. Parker is a member of the radical, pro-insurrectionist "Freedom Caucus".

 
Republicans Seek To Exempt Arizona Legislature From Open Meeting Laws
"A year after exempting themselves from public records laws, state lawmakers took the first steps Wednesday to formally repeal requirements they obey the same open meeting laws that exist for everyone else. Rep. Barbara Parker, R-Mesa, said she introduced House Bill 2481 to “reform” and update state laws on open meetings." [ . . . ] "The measure, however, revises the definition of “public body” — the groups to which the law applies — to exclude the Legislature."
Feb. 14, 2024
Republican Lawmaker Urges Mesa To Stop Hotel Shelter Program Plans
"A second Valley city considering a hotel shelter program for homeless people caught attention from a legislative Republican seeking to preempt the program." . . . ] "The city’s planning and zoning board approved a recommendation to rezone the hotel area to allow for a social service facility on Sept. 13, but Rep. Barbara Parker, R-Mesa, issued a statement Tuesday urging the city council to halt the project."
Sep. 25, 2023
Conservative Lawmakers To Speak At Moms For Liberty Town Hall In Mesa
"Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne and other Republican elected officials are slated to speak at a Mesa town hall Thursday organized by Moms for Liberty, a "parental rights" organization founded in Florida that has been labeled an extremist group and has made national headlines in recent years for attempts to take over school boards and restrict teaching related to race, gender and sexual orientation." [ . . . ] "State lawmakers Sen. Jake Hoffman, R-Queen Creek, Sen. Justine Wadsack, R-Tucson, Rep. Justin Heap, R-Mesa, and Barbara Parker, R-Mesa, are expected to participate in a panel at the event. The panel will be moderated by Descovich, and attendees will be able to ask education-related questions." "Moms for Liberty was founded in 2021 by Descovich and Justice, former school board members in Florida, out of opposition to pandemic-related school closures and mask mandates. Its chapters have since made national headlines for attempts to take over school boards, explosive appearances at school board meetings and efforts to restrict the teaching of race and gender-related topics."
Sep. 13, 2023
Center for Arizona Policy
2022 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative District 10
Question 2: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in nondiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.
Question 4: Allowing biological males that identify as transgender to play on female sports’ teams.
Candidates' Position: Oppose
Question 8: Allowing parents to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same-sex attraction or gender identity issues.*
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 9: Protecting individuals and businesses from being required to provide services or use their artistic expression in a manner that violates their moral or religious beliefs.**
Candidates' Position: Support.
This is in reference to the dangerous and disproven "Reparative Therapy".
**Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

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