Judge also refuses to put his ruling on hold during any possible appeal. [Update: Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne will not appeal, says clerks “can issue licenses for same sex marriages immediately.” ]
“I do not believe in discrimination,” she said on Tuesday, according to the Arizona Capitol Times.
Twelve years of pent-up gubernatorial aspiration means a crowded field in the race to succeed Jan Brewer. Brewer announced on Wednesday she will not seek reelection.
“I will continue to champion and cheer Arizona from the sidelines,” she said.
Just a week after Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation that many claimed would have led to anti-LGBT discrimination, a state senator says the debate over the bill pushed him to go public.
After a nearly weeklong firestorm of pressure and criticism, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer finally rejected religious freedom legislation that many said would lead to discrimination.
The secretary of state said he hopes Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will “make the right decision” and veto it the bill that opponents say will lead to anti-LGBT discrimination. The White House has yet to take a specific stance on the matter.
The former Republican presidential candidate urged Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to veto the controversial bill.
“I believe that every consumer has a right to be served by a business without fear of discrimination,” Yelp’s CEO wrote in an open letter to Gov. Jan Brewer. Updates: Delta and PetSmart speak out against the bill.
With McCain’s statement on Twitter Monday, both of the state’s Republican senators oppose the legislation. Gov. Jan Brewer has until Friday to decide what to do with the bill. Update: Three state senators who voted for the bill are also urging Brewer to veto.
Christie attended the Super Bowl Hand Off ceremony with the governors of New York and Arizona Saturday.
In denying appeals in 10 gay-rights cases, the high court clears its docket — and deals a loss to the Arizona governor. The Arizona law ending domestic partner benefits has been called discriminatory — and is on hold for now — but Brewer says the case is simply about the state budget.
The justices are scheduled to consider whether to hear appeals of any DOMA cases or a case challenging California’s Proposition 8.
The battle over health benefits for state employees’ same-sex partners in Arizona could be heard by the Supreme Court in the coming year.
At the Maricopa County Lincoln Day Luncheon, Republicans are proud of Gov. Jan Brewer for accosting President Barack Obama last month.
Wait, what? She did something that wasn’t a total sop to her Tea Party base? This is Bizarro town! Cats and dogs living together!
Jan Brewer is the current governor of Arizona and the woman responsible for its Nazi Immigration law. She struggles enough with English that I can demand to see her papers, right? Reasonable suspicion! It’s the law!
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U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton has blocked major elements of Arizona’s controversial (i.e., stupid and racist) immigration law, including parts that would have allowed officers to check immigration status during unrelated stops. So, if you’re keeping score at home, it’s currently Justice: 1, Governor Jan Brewer: 0.
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