The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that Tucson does not have the right to ignore state law when it comes to what they do with confiscated weapons.
The ruling broadly affects the state’s 19 charter cities, who have argued that the Arizona Constitution gives them control over local matters, regardless of state law. The court narrowed that control, saying it doesn’t apply to police matters such as weapons.
The ruling also strengthens the Legislature’s ability to punish cities by withholding millions of dollars in aid if local officials enact policies that conflict with state law. …Read the Rest