Last month, a riotous mob stormed the United States Capitol building in an attempt to prevent the certification of the 2020 presidential election results. Ever since then, there have been ongoing efforts to hold people accountable for the events of that now infamous day. At least 232 individuals have been charged with a variety of
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On January 6th, we saw the consequences of leaders who put the pursuit of power over the principles and norms that form the foundations of our democracy. Trump may have been the one who incited the mob to descend upon the Capitol in frenzied insurrection. But there are plenty more who must shoulder the blame
PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 9, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes joined other Republican state attorneys general on Wednesday to submit an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in support of Texas’ unprecedented request to overturn the certified election results of four states. Chase Thomas, executive director
PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 06, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – On Friday, November 6, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes tweeted unfounded allegations of voter fraud in the 2020 election and announced he was taking personal leave from his elected position as Utah’s Attorney General to help other states prepare litigation to contest election results.
The primaries are over and the general election is quickly approaching. There are going to be many important races on the ballot this year, and I know how difficult it is to learn about each candidate so that you can make an informed decision when you vote. Not everyone gets paid to follow the latest
This story originally appeared at deseret.com. Read it in its entirety here. Utahns are watching closely as the future of the Affordable Care Act is considered by three judges on the other side of the country. A three-judge panel, two Republican-appointed and one Democrat-appointed, from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in
This story originally appeared at deseret.com. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — Utahns are watching closely as the future of the Affordable Care Act is considered by three judges on the other side of the country. A three-judge panel, two Republican-appointed and one Democrat-appointed, from the U.S. Court of Appeals for
PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT – Today, a federal appeals court will hear oral arguments in Texas Vs U.S. The lawsuit is backed by Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, and aims to repeal the Affordable Care Act in its entirety. Lauren Simpson, policy director for Alliance for a Better
This article originally appeared in Think Progress. Read it in its entirety here A group of sixteen states has filed a brief calling on the Supreme Court to rule that it’s legal to fire people for being transgender. In the amicus brief filed Friday, the states recommended the Court consider R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.
Utah’s attorney general defends his backing of a federal case seeking to roll back LGBTQ job protections
This article originally appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is defending his decision to join legal efforts before the U.S. Supreme Court in support of limiting job protections for LGBTQ workers. With Reyes’ authorization, Utah has joined Nebraska and 14 other states in urging