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  • Latino lawyers group pulls convention from Phoenix over SB 1062

    Latino lawyers group pulls convention from Phoenix over SB 1062
    TUCSON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer began meeting Wednesday with key groups before deciding the fate of legislation that would give more protection to businesses citing religious beliefs in denying service to gays. The meetings come as a group...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to speak about controversial bill

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to speak about controversial bill
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will make a statement Wednesday evening about a controversial piece of legislation that would give more protection to businesses who cite religious beliefs in refusing to serve gays and others, she announced. The move comes after...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes so-called anti-gay bill

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes so-called anti-gay bill
    TUCSON — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a controversial bill that would have bolstered a business owner’s right to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion. The move comes after an intense national outcry by the gay...
  • West Hollywood gay bar bans lawmakers deemed anti-gay

    West Hollywood gay bar bans lawmakers deemed anti-gay
    If you’re a state legislator from Arizona or Kansas, there’s a good chance you’re banned from one popular West Hollywood gay bar. The Abbey Food and Bar this week banned “every legislator in any state that votes for bills to...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes divisive bill seen as anti-gay

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes divisive bill seen as anti-gay
    TUCSON — In a victory hailed by gay rights advocates, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have bolstered a business owner's right to refuse service to gays and others on the basis of religion. The veto, delivered the same...
  • Maybe Jan Brewer's veto signals weakening of religion in our politics

    Maybe Jan Brewer's veto signals weakening of religion in our politics
    There were a lot of very good reasons for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to veto that obnoxiously discriminatory law that would have allowed businesses to not serve gays -- or anyone else -- if the owner believed something about the person -- sexual orientation,...
  • 3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai

    3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai
    Federal officials will investigate the crash of a twin-engine plane shortly after takeoff from Lanai Airport in Hawaii, killing three people and leaving three injured. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will...
  • Condemned Oklahoma inmates sue: What's in the drug that will kill us?

    Condemned Oklahoma inmates sue: What's in the drug that will kill us?
    Condemned Oklahoma inmates filed a lawsuit this week seeking details about the drugs that will be used to execute them amid a growing national debate about how to deal with the shortage of lethal injection drugs. Oklahoma, Ohio, Missouri and other death...
  • Looking Out: Jason Collins' jersey is NBA's top-seller

    He's 35, he only has a 10-day contract and it looks like he might be near the end of his career, but Jason Collins apparently has the NBA's top-selling jersey. And the jersey with the second-highest sales. And the fourth. Collins' Brooklyn Nets...
  • For, against: Here's what they're saying about the Arizona veto

    For, against: Here's what they're saying about the Arizona veto
    American politics only irregularly have any kind of suspense; usually, it happens on election night or right before big court rulings. But then there was Arizona on Wednesday evening. The state's Republican-dominated Legislature had presented Republican...
  • Gay exclusion makes Boston, New York mayors skip St. Patrick's parade

    Gay exclusion makes Boston, New York mayors skip St. Patrick's parade
    Amid the ongoing legal fights over same-sex marriage and the growing acceptance of homosexuals and their rights, there remains an area where gay participation remains controversial: the annual rite of spring known as the St. Patrick’s Day parade....