AZ Legislature Passes Bill Sanctioning LGBT Discrimination

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Date Originated: February of 2014
Categories: Jan Brewer, Gay Rights, Arizona & LGBT
The Arizona State Senate voted along party lines on a bill that would sanction a private individuals and businesses the right to refuse service to any customer that violates their religious beliefs. The bill, which is widely viewed as giving legal permission for people to refuse service to gay and lesbian individuals, was quickly passed by the State House and now heads to Governor Jan Brewer. vetoed a similar piece of legislation last year.
Source: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/21/arizona-legislature-sends-anti-gay-bill-repu...
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