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.
It sure looks like it. The Reublican governor and her administration have dropped the ball when it comes to dealing with child abuse: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer could be politically damaged by revelations that her administration ignored thousands of child abuse and neglect reports that prompted calls for her to replace her hand-picked leader of […]
The state-level debate over expanding Medicaid hasn't created the same hyper-partisan divide that Obamacare inspires in Washington -- conservative governors like Arizona's Jan Brewer, Michigan's Rick Snyder and Ohio's John Kasich have all embraced the plan, reports CBS News. Show More Summary
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has never exactly been a reliable ally of President Obama, and she's certainly never been a fan of the Affordable Care Act. After "Obamacare" became law, the Republican governor was one of the first in the nation to file suit, hoping to destroy the la …
Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) says Arizona stands to lose money as a result of the GOP's demands. The post GOP Governor To Congressional Republicans: Stop Trying To Defund Obamacare appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Ninth Circuit upheld a District Court ruling that Arizona can’t defund Planned Parenthood as Governor of Jan Brewer and Republicans in the state wanted. In their opinion, the panel of judges held that the Arizona law (HB 2800) violates the Medicaid Act’s requirement that Medicaid recipients are free to choose their provider “by precluding Medicaid patients […]
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer called the Senate immigration bill a “victory for Arizona” on Fox News this weekend, offering support for the bill following an agreement from Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and John Hoeven (R-ND) that would increase border security enforcement. “I think that what we’re seeing taking place in the Senate is a victory [...]
Arizona is going to be one of the few red states to actually take part in the Medicaid expansion. Thanks to the aggressive lobbying by Republican Governor Jan Brewer, the state will take advantage of the Affordable Care Act to enlarge their Medicaid program.