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Arizona Governor vetoes anti-Gay bill

by Mike Andrew – SGN Staff Writer Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would have authorized discrimination against LGBT people in the state, as long as it was justified on religious grounds. The bill is broadly worded and could result in unintended and negative consequences, Brewer told reporters at a February 26 news conference. After weighing all of the arguments I have vetoed Senate Bill 1062 moments ago. My agenda is to sign into law legislation that advances Arizona, the governor added. I call them like I seem them despite the tears or the boos from the crowd. Brewer said she gave the legislation careful consideration, and consulted with lawyers, citizens, and lawmakers on both sides of the debate. Although the news conference was hastily called, a large crowd of pro-LGBT demonstrators gathered at the state capitol building in Phoenix before Brewer spoke. They broke into

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