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The Department of Obvious: Former and current Arizona governors support Trump (and large schlong)

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Jan Brewer won the Arizona gubernatorial race in 2010, not because she was the most qualified, but because on April 23 of that year she signed SB 1070, the “papers please” law, in the wake of the 2009-2010 Year of Hate. Until she locked arms with the racist Arpaio-Pearce wing of the Arizona GOP, a Brewer victory was not certain. Show More Summary

Former AZ Gov. Jan Brewer Off Meds Again, Thinks Trump Will Pick Up All Those Headless Corpses In Desert

10 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, who seemed so sane for a little while there as her term ended, has apparently gone off the rails again, the poor dear. Remember when she was hallucinating piles of headless bodies in the desert that...Show More Summary

The Real Consequences of Indiana's "Religious Freedom" Law

When Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed legislation last February to protect religious individuals and business owners who deny services to gays and lesbians, she lost favor with many Christian conservatives. But as the public backlash grows against Indiana, whose governor, Mike Pence, just signed a

Arizona Wants To Help The Poors By Taking Away Their Medicaid

Arizona’s new Republican governor, Doug Ducey, sure is in a hurry to undo all the socialism the state’s previous radical liberal Marxist Obama-lovin’ governor, Jan “Judas” Brewer, did when she was still in charge of the place. Read more on Arizona Wants To Help The Poors By Taking Away Their Medicaid…

Federal Court Lifts Ban On Driver’s Licesnes For Undocumented DREAMers

A federal appeals court in Arizona halted Governor Jan Brewer’s ban on driver’s licenses for those who came here as children but have been given executive permission to stay in the United States. In May 2013, a U.S. District Court judge rejected immigration advocates’ arguments that the policy violated federal law. However, the judge noted [...]

Arizona Governor Exploits Border Crisis To Solicit Donations

In order to stop undocumented immigrants from coming into Arizona, Gov. Jan Brewer wants people to donate money to her federal political action committee. The post Arizona Governor Exploits Border Crisis To Solicit Donations appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Mississippi governor signs anti-gay 'religious freedom' law

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant Mississippi Republicans have passed an anti-gay "religious freedom" law, but don't worry, they say, because it's not quite as bad as the one vetoed by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer earlier this year. An earlier version of the law signed by Mississippi Gov. Show More Summary

Santorum ‘Absolutely’ Would Have Voted For Arizona’s Discrimination Legislation

Speaking to the National Review at CPAC a few weeks ago, Rick Santorum was asked about Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s veto of legislation that would have allowed businesses to discriminate against gays. Santorum declared that religious liberty was of the utmost importance because the freedom of conscience is “the trunk upon which all other branches […]

Jan Brewer’s Staff Worked On Anti-Gay Bill She Later Vetoed

Governor Jan Brewer’s staff helped shape the legislation that she then vetoed, SB 1062. Brewer’s top aides — including her attorney, policy adviser and legislative liaison — began in January to negotiate bill language with the Center for Arizona Policy, the powerful non- profit that advocates for conservative causes and helped write the bill, documents […]

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Won’t Run Again

Jan Brewer announced today she won’t seek a third term as governor. “There does come a time to pass the torch of leadership,” Ms. Brewer said Wednesday during brief comments at an elementary school here. “And after competing this term in office, I will be doing just that.”… Even though the Arizona Constitution limits governors […]

Arizona governor's office worked on 'religious liberty' bill language before veto

The extent to which Arizona governor Jan Brewer's office worked with legislators to tweak the language of "religious liberty" bill SB 1062 shows, according to Arizona governor Jan Brewer's office, nothing at all. To the rest of us it's...Show More Summary

Gays Can Eat Cake in Arizona Again!

The Gays Have Done it Again! SB 1062 in Arizona was VETOED by Governor Jan Brewer! But not everyone is so happy about it. Amidst the hatred, there was actually more entertaining hatred found on twitter. I'm sure Jesus would have been okay with discrimination. Show More Summary

Cartoon: Discrimination License

Thankfully, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer just vetoed the "religious freedom" bill that would've given people carte blanche to discriminate against gay people (and others, for that matter). The most baffling thing is that there exists a state legislature that would pass this bill. Show More Summary

Daily Meme: The Slippery Slope to Sodom

2 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : Vox Pop

Stupid, thoughtless, socialistic atheist types might view yesterday's veto of a "gay Jim Crow" measure by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer as a simple nod to pragmatism, considering the national outcry against the bill, which would have made...Show More Summary

Bachmann: Arizona Decision ‘Eviscerates Free Speech’

According to Michele Bachmann, legalized discrimination “eviscerates free speech.” Asked by host [Wolf] Blitzer what she thinks Governor Jan Brewer should do with the bill sitting on her desk, Bachmann replied that we need to have “tolerance” for people on both sides of the issue. “I think what we need to do is respect both […]

Jan Brewer Vetoes Anti-Gay Arizona Bill; Tucker Carlson Calls Non-Discrimination Laws ‘Fascism’

Last night, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer did the right thing and vetoed SB 1062, a bill that would’ve allowed businesses to refuse service to LGBT consumers. It was a ridiculous law for many reasons including the fact that there aren’t any laws banning discrimination against LGBTs in Arizona in the first place. Then again, there […]

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Vetoes Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill Because…

I happened to say that the governor of Arizona is being bullied. Is there any doubt she’s being bullied? And […] The post Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Vetoes Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill Because… appeared first on Taylor Marsh.

Arizona Governor Vetoes SB 1062

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) announced Wednesday that she has vetoed a bill that would have allowed businesses that asserted their religious beliefs the right to deny service to gay and lesbian customers. "To the supporters of the legislation,...Show More Summary

Facing Overwhelming Opposition, Arizona Governor Vetoes Anti-Gay Bill

Following a week of national outcry, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has vetoed the "license to discriminate" bill that would have allowed for discrimination against LGBT people. The post Facing Overwhelming Opposition, Arizona Governor Vetoes Anti-Gay Bill appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Anti-Gay Bill Could Cost Arizona The Super Bowl

The NFL which, for now, is planning to hold the next Superbowl at the University of Phoenix stadium, is paying close attention to what Governor Jan Brewer does with the anti-gay legislation on her desk. The league has issued this statement: “Our policies emphasize tolerance and inclusiveness and prohibit discrimination based on age, gender, race, […]

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