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 [...]
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 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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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
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
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 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
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.
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, […]
Mitt Romney wants Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto the bill that would allow Arizona businesses to discriminate against gays..@GovBrewer: veto of #SB1062 is right. — Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) February 25, 2014 Now read this:Republican Lobbyist Readying Bill Banning Gay NFL Players (Feb 25, 2014) Arizona State Senator Opposed To Algebra (Feb 24, 2014) […]
Apple called up Arizona's governor Jan Brewer (R) Tuesday to urge her to veto the state's anti-gay bill. The post Apple Warns Arizona Governor Anti-Gay Bill Will Hurt Highly Anticipated Sapphire Glass Factory appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Arizona is already facing economic consequences from the passage of the "license to discriminate" bill. The pressure now on Gov. Jan Brewer (R) to stop the hemorrhaging. The post Conservative Lawmakers And Arizona Businesses Urge Governor To Veto Anti-Gay Bill appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Arizona legislature sent Governor Jan Brewer a bill that would allow business owners to turn away gay and lesbian customers, and employers to deny fair pay to women in the name of religious freedom.