25 February, 2014

Arizona's Gov. Brewer said to be leaning toward veto on anti-gay bill

From the San Jose Mercury News -
"Republican Gov. Jan Brewer faced intensifying pressure Monday from CEOs, politicians in Washington and state lawmakers in her own party to veto a bill that would allow business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to deny service to gays and lesbians. NBC News, CNN and other media reported Tuesday that Brewer is likely to veto the bill, citing sources close to the governor. Senate Bill 1062 has set off a political firestorm since the Arizona Legislature passed it last week, with critics denouncing the measure as blatantly discriminatory and embarrassing to the state."


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