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Attorney General Brnovich Asks HHS to Prohibit Racial Discrimination in Allocating COVID-19 Treatments

PHOENIX – Today Attorney General Mark Brnovich submitted a petition for rulemaking to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requesting that the agency adopt a rule prohibiting the issuing of medical therapies based on race or ethnicity.

This rule is critical to ensure that HHS is not violating the Equal Protection Clause, in light of its recent guidance imposing race-based criteria for allocating lifesaving COVID-19 treatments.

Attorney General Brnovich Leads 25 States to Defend Second Amendment at SCOTUS

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey are co-leading a coalition of 25 states to protect Americans’ right to bear arms, asking the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) to hear the case Bianchi v. Frosh, where the justices should overturn the Fourth Circuit’s approval of a Maryland firearms ban.

Attorney General Brnovich Continues Challenge to Stop DHS Permanent Guidance

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a brief in Arizona, Ohio, and Montana’s lawsuit against the Biden administration for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) dangerous “Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law” (Permanent Guidance). This policy represents DHS's third attempt to completely abandon its statutory duties to detain and remove illegal migrants, even those convicted of crimes.

Attorney General Brnovich Leads Coalition to Protect Election Integrity at U.S. Supreme Court

PHOENIX -- Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is leading a coalition of nine state attorneys general in an amicus brief before the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) supporting election integrity in Berger v. North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP. The coalition argues that authorized agents should be able to ensure that duly enacted laws, including election integrity laws, are fully defended in court when challenged.

Attorney General Brnovich Urges FDA To Preserve State Regulation Of Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich today joined a bipartisan coalition of 42 states and territories urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to preserve state authority to enforce their consumer protection laws in connection to the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids.
 
The FDA is currently considering a proposal that would establish for the first time a new category of over-the-counter hearing aids that would allow such devices to be sold directly to consumers without a medical exam or fitting by an audiologist.
 

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Joins Multistate Coalition in Continuing Fight to End Facebook’s Illegal Monopoly

PHOENIX --  Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, as part of a bipartisan coalition of 48 attorneys general from around the nation, continues the fight to end Facebook’s alleged illegal efforts to stifle competition and protect its monopoly power. Today, the coalition filed an appeal asserting that the district court’s ruling dismissing the states’ case was in error.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Co-Leads Coalition Urging Department of State to Fight Fentanyl

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich is co-leading a group of 16 states in urging the U.S. Department of State to take a tougher approach to stem the influx of deadly fentanyl into their states and the nation as a whole.
 
In their Thursday letter, sent to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the attorneys general outlined their concerns about the production and distribution of fentanyl. The attorneys general are asking Secretary Blinken and his department to take a tougher stance on stopping the influx of deadly fentanyl from China and Mexico.

Attorney General Brnovich Releases Statement on SCOTUS Rulings for Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

PHOENIX -- While Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich appreciates today’s Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decision to stop the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private businesses, he is disappointed health care workers are not afforded the same rights.