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Arizona businesses already can refuse to serve gays: SB1062 explained
Arizona businesses already can refuse to serve gays: SB1062 explained

It’s either a small fix to protect the free exercise of religion or a "no cake for gays" bill that would invite businesses to discriminate, depending on whom you talk to. The legislation, SB 1062, would bolster a business owner’s right to defend refusing service to someone when the owner believes doing so would violate their the practice and observance of religion. Supporters call it a "religious freedom" bill. As Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer weighs whether to sign the measure into law, here’s a look at what the proposal is all about.  Why was SB 1062 proposed? Last August, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that a photography company discriminated against a same-sex couple when in 2006...

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