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View Diary: Arizona okay-to-discriminate bill passes legislature, headed to Brewer's desk (217 comments)

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    she'll actually sign it will she?

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      Arizona Governor Asked to Nix Bill Angering Gays

      The conservative governor is already feeling pressure from the business community to veto the bill passed late Thursday. A prominent Phoenix group believes it would be another black eye for the state that saw a national backlash over its 2010 immigration crackdown law, SB1070. Opponents also pointed out that the legislation would serve as a major distraction as Arizona prepares to host the Super Bowl next year.

      But Brewer also will be heavily pressured to sign the bill by social conservatives who backed it as a religious-rights bill.

      Brewer, who is deeply religious but also pro-business, is caught somewhere in the middle. She hasn't taken a public position on this bill.

      Greater Phoenix Economic Council President and CEO Barry Broome urged the governor to veto the bill and said four companies have already put their plans to open facilities in Arizona on hold until they see if the bill becomes law. The impact could mean the potential loss of "thousands of jobs," Broome said.

      Who else is organizing on this?

      Back off, man. I'm a logician.—GOPBusters™

      by Mokurai on Fri Feb 21, 2014 at 06:13:48 PM PST

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