After days of mounting pressure from Democrats and fellow Republicans, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has decided to veto the controversial Senate Bill 1062.
Ariz. Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Businesses To Refuse Service To Gays Due To Religious Beliefs
The Arizona Legislature gave final approval to legislation that allows business owners asserting their religious beliefs to refuse service to gays, drawing backlash from Democrats who called the proposal “state-sanctioned discrimination” and an embarrassment.
Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young and his wife Barb are scheduled to give the keynote address at an upcoming conference promoting acceptance of gays and lesbians in the Mormon Church.
The Mormon church has given its blessing to the Boy Scouts of America on its latest proposal to lift the gay ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders.