David Gowan

 

 
 
Is Sen. David Gowan An Insurrectionist?
"In the current legislative session, Gowan is behind a “strike everything amendment” to Senate Concurrent Resolution 1006 that would ask voters to give the Legislature the power to disregard the public vote and “the sole authority to appoint the presidential electors who will cast this state’s votes in the Electoral College.”"
Mar. 16, 2021
GOP Proposal Would Criminalize ‘Intimidating’ Police, First Responders
“This bill is another example of the extreme backlash facing Black and brown communities who are organizing against police violence"
Jan. 15, 2021
Arizona Republicans Back Texas AG’s Attempt To Overturn Election
"Arizona state Reps. Nancy Barto, Frank Carroll, John Fillmore, Mark Finchem, Travis Grantham, Anthony Kern, Steve Pierce, Bret Roberts and Kelly Townsend, and Sens. Sylvia Allen, Sonny Borrelli, David Gowan and David Livingston signed onto the amicus brief."
Dec. 10, 2020
Who Are The Republicans Attacking Arizona’s Education?
"Proposition 208 passed during the 2020 general election, and received 1,675,810 votes, with approximately 52% of the vote and also received more votes than President-Elect Joe Biden, or Donald Trump did this election ... Now, there is a group of Republican politicians that are teaming up with one another to find any possible way to undermine the education funding initiative–including a joint lawsuit attempting to challenge the constitutionality of the education-funding proposition. This Republican coalition to invalidate the Invest in Education initiative includes Republicans from both legislative chambers, and even statewide politicians."
Dec. 7, 2020
As Coronavirus Spreads In Arizona, Some Members Of Legislature Show Less Concern Than Others
Mar. 18, 2020
Center for Arizona Policy
2018 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Senate LD-14
Question 4: 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 9: Protecting a parent’s right to seek professional counseling for their minor child with same– sex attraction or gender identity issues to help them reach their desired outcome.*
Candidates' Position: Support.
This is in reference to the dangerous and disproven "Reparative Therapy".

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Crazy/Stupid Republican Of The Day — David Gowan
Dec. 21, 2017
Ex-House Speaker David Gowan Avoids Charges In Expense Probe
"Brnovich said his attorneys and investigators found “a lot of questionable, even I would say unethical behavior”"
Jul. 18, 2017
More Money In Arizona Legislators' Pockets Is 'Reform'?
Jan. 27, 2017
What Is House Speaker David Gowan Hiding?
Aug. 19, 2016
Center for Arizona Policy
2016 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: U.S. House of Representatives CD-1
Question 4: 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
Question 9: 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.
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

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David Gowan's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week
May 10, 2016
The Arizona House Speaker's Unwavering Fascination With Pawnshops
Apr., 26, 2016
Reporters Unmasked Arizona’s House Speaker, So They Had To Be Punished
Apr. 8, 2016
Lawmaker: State Adoption Preferences Still Don't Recognize Gay Marriage
Apr. 6, 2016
Gowan Repays State $12,000
Feb. 25, 2016
Center for Arizona Policy
2014 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Representative LD-14
Question 9: Arizona’s voter-approved constitutional definition of marriage should be defended to the fullest extent legally possible.
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 11: Adding “sexual orientation,” “gender identity,” or “gender expression” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in antidiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose
Question 15: 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
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

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List Of Arizona Republicans Who Voted For Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill
Feb. 28, 2014

 

SB-1062 - SB 1062 was an Arizona bill to amend an existing law to give any individual or legal entity an exemption from any state law if it substantially burdened their exercise of religion, including Arizona law requiring public accommodation.

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Constantin Querard's Taxpayer-Paid Bootlickers David Gowan, Steve Montenegro, Carl Seel, Steve Smith, And Kelly Townsend Do Their Master's Bidding
Feb. 26, 2013

 

SB-1338 - Provide a blanket exemption, or license to discriminate, to anyone operating in a specific area such as child welfare services, medical care, businesses serving the public, or government officials/employees solemnizing marriages.

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Center for Arizona Policy
2012 Candidate Questionnaire
Position Sought: State Representative LD-14
Question 9: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 11: 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 15: Protecting professionals from being required to provide services that violate their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

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De-Kook The Capitol: Laurie's Top Ten Kooks
2011
Center for Arizona Policy
2010 Survey Questions For Arizona And County Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative LD-30
Question 9: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support
Question 12: 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 15: Protecting professionals from being required to provide services that violate their moral or religious beliefs.*
Candidates' Position: Support
* Discriminatory "Religious Freedom" laws.

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Center for Arizona Policy
2008 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative LD-30
Question 8: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 9: . Adding “sexual orientation” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in antidiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.

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Center for Arizona Policy
2006 Survey Questions For Arizona Candidates
Position Sought: State Representative LD-30
Question 7: Amending the United States Constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Candidates' Position: Support.
Question 8: . Adding “sexual orientation” to the protected classes of race, religion, age, sex, and ancestry in antidiscrimination law.
Candidates' Position: Oppose.

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