Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Vetoes Senate Bill 1062

The Arizona Republic reports that Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial Senate Bill 1062. The bill would have provided a “religious freedom” defense for individuals and businesses facing discrimination lawsuits, but opponents argued that it would legalize discrimination, especially against the LGBT community. In a news conference, Brewer said, “Senate Bill 1062 … could divide Arizona in ways we cannot even imagine and no one would ever want. Let’s turn the ugliness of the debate over Senate Bill 1062 into a renewed search for greater respect and understanding among all Arizonans and Americans.”

Read at The Arizona Republic

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