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Local pizzeria takes a stand

Local pizzeria takes a stand

By JAY BECKER-NORMAN Rocco’s Little Chicago Pizzeria, on East Broadway Boulevard at Sawtelle Avenue, showed its opposition to SB 1062 with a sign. The now-famous poster reads “We Reserve the Right to Refuse Service to Arizona Legislators.” It mocks SB 1062 by claiming a right to refuse service to Arizona lawmakers, such as bill sponsor […]

SB 1062 dead, but legacy lives on

SB 1062 dead, but legacy lives on

By NICK MEYERS Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed SB 1062 Feb. 25 after much objection to the bill from the public and representatives. The bill would have protected religious business owners from serving any customers who interfered with their “observance” of their religion. A majority of the public saw this bill as a blatant attempt to […]

Veto of SB 1062 needed

Veto of SB 1062 needed

By NICK MEYERS The Arizona legislature has sent a bill to the governor’s desk that would legalize discrimination, prompting outrage across the state and questions from around the globe. SB 1062 would allow businesses to refuse service to any customer, based on the beliefs of the owner. The bill passed both houses of the state […]