Top aides to Gov. Jan Brewer sought and got proponents of a “religious liberty” bill to make changes to SB1062 more than a month before she vetoed the measure.Read More »
Top aides to Gov. Jan Brewer sought and got proponents of a “religious liberty” bill to make changes...
The conservative advocacy group, Center for Arizona Policy, which was behind legislation such as SB ...
Behind the legislation that engulfed Arizona in a firestorm over the treatment of gays is an influen...
Anyone who thought rushing SB1062 through the Legislature would leave opponents little time to organ...
Hillary Rodham Clinton praised Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's decision to veto a bill that would have all...
The conservative advocacy group, Center for Arizona Policy, which was behind legislation such as SB 1062 and attempts to restrict abortions has too much power over the Legislature, Democratic leaders said Tuesday.Read More »
Behind the legislation that engulfed Arizona in a firestorm over the treatment of gays is an influential Evangelical-Christian lobby that is deep in the trenches of America’s culture wars.Read More »
Anyone who thought rushing SB1062 through the Legislature would leave opponents little time to organize was sorely mistaken. Less than 24 hours after the Arizona House of Representatives approved the bill, massive protests sprang up at the Capitol, business organizations lobbied Gov. Jan Brewer for a veto, and Arizona took center stage in a national media frenzy. By the time Brewer struck down SB1062, a veto was considered a near certainty.Read More »
Hillary Rodham Clinton praised Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's decision to veto a bill that would have allowed people with sincerely held religious beliefs to refuse to serve gays.Read More »
After days of pressure from business groups and activists, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial religious liberty bill, saying it is broadly worded, could have unintended consequences and attempts to fix a problem that doesn’t exist in Arizona.Read More »
Scott Koehler’s feelings on SB 1062 are no secret to those passing his printing business on North Central Avenue.Read More »
The hype and rhetoric on both sides of SB1062 now awaiting action by Gov. Jan Brewer may disguise the fact that the measure does far less than some have suggested. First, despite a key example cited by proponents, the legislation affects neither the rights of gays nor the rights of businesses to refuse service to gays.Read More »
Though the word “gay” appears nowhere in the innocuous-looking two-page bill that has placed Arizona in the national spotlight, opponents call SB1062, which is awaiting Gov. Jan Brewer’s action, an outright attack on gay rights of a monumental level.Read More »
The fervent opposition of the business community and Gov. Jan Brewer’s desire to create a legacy on the state’s economic recovery could spell the difference between the likely prospect that the governor will veto SB1062 and the religious freedom legislation she signed two years.Read More »