Arizona Senate Bill 1062 was not a defense of the religious. The legislation, which would have permitted discrimination based on religious belief, was a weapon whipped up in a desperate grasp for power by those who interpret change as a personal assault.
We asked Arizona’s congressional delegation, and candidates for Congress, for their thoughts on SB 1062, the Arizona legislation that would allow businesses to refuse service to people based on religious beliefs. The legislation passed the state House and Senate, and is awaiting a decision f…
PHOENIX — Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, business and economic development leaders are urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to evoke religion to deny services to gays and perhaps others.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is going to get the last word on whether Arizona business owners can cite their religion as a reason to turn away gays — and maybe others.
Football player Michael Sam’s statement that he’s gay shouldn’t be news. In the world of sports, though, an announcement like that gets attention because even if being gay isn’t unusual, talking about it is.
PHOENIX — Facing a splintered gay-rights community, supporters of legalizing same-sex weddings in Arizona have pulled the plug on putting the issue to voters next year.
If free agent Jason Collins, right, signs with another NBA team, it would prove players can coexist with an openly gay teammate and fans can cheer for one.
I smiled when I read this line in Jason Collins' first-person Sports Illustrated account.
PHOENIX - Hoping to blunt opposition, a Fountain Hills Republican on Monday scaled back his measure aimed at who can use which bathroom.
PHOENIX - If you think you might need to use a public restroom while you're out and about, you might want to make sure you have your birth certificate handy.
PHOENIX - Attorneys representing some gay state and university workers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Gov. Jan Brewer's bid to immediately slash domestic-partner benefits "unworthy."
WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney apologized Thursday for “stupid” high school pranks that may have gone too far and moved quickly to stamp out any notion that he bullied schoolmates because they were gay.
CONCORD, N.H. — People could refuse to provide accommodations,
goods or services to gay couples getting married in New Hampshire
under legislation being considered by the House.
TEMPE — The Cardinals' game against the Panthers on Sunday has
Ballet Tucson hopes to sparkle Saturday night at the opening
gala for its 24th season.