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AZ Gov Signs Bill Protecting Shooting on Private Property

On April 16 Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) signed House Bill 2483--a bill "that bars local government agencies from restricting shooting on private property." This is the first of three bills to come out of the Arizona legislature this session. Show More Summary

Arizona Governor Signs Pro-Life Bill for Surprise Inspections of Abortion Clinics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has signed a pro-life bill that the state’s pro-life groups were pressing for her to sign after approval by the state legislature. HB 2284 would make sure that abortion clinics are treated the same as other medical facilities by allowing for unannounced inspections. Here’s what Center for Arizona Policy President Cathi […]

Arizona Governor Signs Legislation to Protect Women and Babies

Abortion sellers in Arizona are now subject to the same inspection standards as medical facilities. That’s thanks to Gov. Jan Brewer signing the Women’s Health Protection Act. In the past, if someone wanted to inspect an abortion outlet, they had to obtain a warrant from the courts. Show More Summary

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 […]

Arizona GOP Governor Jan Brewer not seeking Re-Election

WASHINGTON — Jan Brewer, the two-term Arizona Republican governor, will not seek a third term. She is well-known for arguing with U.S. President Barack Obama on the tarmac while visiting the state and for enforcing immigration law. Reuters reported that Brewer could serve a third term, because she succeeded Janet Napolitano when Napolitano went to […]

The Real Reason Arizona's Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill Was So Bad

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN When Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed an odious discrimination bill that would have allowed private individuals and companies to deny service to and otherwise discriminate against gay persons, most people breathed a collective sigh of relief....

Did the real Jan Brewer ever stand up?

ARIZONA is America's 15th largest state by population, but it is a fair bet that Jan Brewer, who announced this morning that she would not seek re-election in November, ranks rather higher on the list of its best-known governors. Vaulted...Show More Summary

CONTROVERSIAL AZ GOV STEPPING ASIDE

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) announced during a speech Wednesday that she will not seek reelection in 2014.

Jan Brewer, Evil Queen of Bonkersvania, Won't Be Seeking a Third Term

Oh, Jan Brewer! What a wacky, lovable scamp you'd be if it weren't for all the bigotry and egregious human rights abuses! Deflating speculation that she might challenge Arizona law and pursue a third term as governor, Brewer announced today that she's decided to call it quits. Thank fucking god. Read more...

Jan Brewer's successor probably won't be as flamboyant

(CNN) – It's not clear who might try to succeed Jan Brewer as governor of Arizona next year, but chances are good that whoever it is won't be quite as flamboyant. The finger-wagging, gun-loving politician, known as a firebrand who exhibits flashes of moderation, announced on Wednesday that she would "pass the torch of leadership" […]

Irrelevant Michele Bachmann Accuses LGBT Community of Bullying

Ever the "pay attention to me and do it NOW" sort, conservative-legend-in-her-own-mind Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn) labeled LGBT opposition to Arizona SB 1062 and its subsequent veto at the hands of Governor Jan Brewer (R) as "bullying the American people." Yes, because that's totally the direction bullying goes when queer people are involved, am I right? Read more...

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Makes Big Announcement: VIDEO

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will not run for reelection, the announced on Wednesday, CNN reports: Her announcement comes amid questions about whether she could legally seek another four years in office. As Arizona secretary of state in 2009, Brewer automatically...

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 Won’t Seek Re-election

Jan Brewer was best known for signing a controversial immigration enforcement measure into law

Term-limited Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer won't test the state constitution and run for re-election after all

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) announced Wednesday she will not run for re-election this year. Arizona's Constitution has a two-term limit for governors, though Brewer indicated in recent months she might try to find a way around that restriction. Show More Summary

Arizona Republican Governor Jan Brewer says will not seek another term

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, a Republican who has clashed with the Obama administration over immigration, said on Wednesday she would not run for re-election for a third term, ending speculation about her plans.

In Vetoing Arizona's SB 1062, Jan Brewer Rejected a Bill That Her Own Staff Helped Write

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's staff helped write the anti-gay 'religious freedom' bill SB 1062, the AP reports: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's staff worked with proponents of a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays before the...

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

Arizona’s Discrimination License: A Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video

last monthNews : Jonathan Turley

Submitted by Elaine Magliaro, Weekend Contributor Mark Fiore said he was thankful that Governor Jan Brewer vetoed Arizona’s “religious freedom” bill last week. If the bill became law, Fiore said, it “would’ve given people carte blanche to discriminate against gay people (and others, for that matter).” Fiore also said what he found most baffling about […]

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