Brewer vetoes anti-gay bill

11:05 AM, Feb 27, 2014   |    comments
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PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says the bill pushed by social conservatives that would have allowed people with sincerely held religious beliefs to refuse to serve gays is unneeded and could cause unintended damage.

Brewer vetoed the measure that had stirred up a national debate, including sharp criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties.

Loud cheers erupted outside the Capitol building when Brewer made the announcement about Senate Bill 1062, which she says she discussed with lawyers, citizens, businesses and lawmakers.

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