Brewer signs bill authorizing volunteer state militia

Evan Wyloge Arizona Capitol Times 4/28/2013

Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill creating a state militia that she could deploy at any time, and for any reason.

The bill, SB1495, creates a volunteer state militia, separate and apart from the National Guard.

Rep. Jack Harper, R-Surprise, who sponsored a near identical House bill, said […]