Arizona governor vetoes bill that would have let businesses refuse service to gay people

February 26, 2014

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) announced during a televised press conference moments ago that she has vetoed the bill that would have allowed business to refuse service to gay customers. Brewer called the bill “broadly worded” and said it could have caused “unintended and negative consequences.”

In addition, she said the bill didn’t address any specific or pressing concern about religious freedom in her state.

“I’ve not heard one example in Arizona where a business owner’s religious liberty has been violated,” she said.

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Mark Berman is a reporter on the National staff. He runs Post Nation, a destination for breaking news and developing stories from around the country.
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Mark Berman · February 26, 2014