"Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer silenced the vitriolic outcry over Senate Bill 1062 with a veto early Wednesday evening, eliciting relief from opponents who said it would lead to discrimination and hurt the state’s economy and reputation, and disappointment from supporters who maintained the bill’s intent had been distorted.The active negation of the First Amendment is an act of moral cowardice in the face of politics. I reject Brewer as having any credentials as a conservative constitutional protector. She quickly caved in to the Leftist bullies who promised to punish Arizona for supporting the freedom of religion over catering to homosexuals. Leftist hegemony over the constitution has won, unless the legislature overturns her veto.
A somber Brewer announced her decision in a rare news conference in the rotunda outside her office.
“Senate Bill 1062 ... could divide Arizona in ways we cannot even imagine and no one would ever want,” she told the room packed with journalists from around the country. “Let’s turn the ugliness of the debate over Senate Bill 1062 into a renewed search for greater respect and understanding among all Arizonans and Americans.”
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Jan Brewer Embodies The Reason That I Am Not A Republican
Arizona governor Jan Brewer vetoed Bill 1062, which would guarantee freedom of religion: