Showing posts with label lgbt. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lgbt. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Arizona Legislature’s 10 Worst Bills of the 2010s

Among progressive circles near and far, Arizona is widely considered a laughing stock for many of the regressive bills drafted– and sometimes passed– by its Republican-controlled legislature. But to those negatively affected by many of these measures, they are no laughing matter. Last week, both houses of the state legislature approved SB 1062, the so-called “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” which aims to “restore” the right of Arizona business owners to refuse service to anyone whose beliefs, appearance, lifestyle choices, association or even genetics (think LGBT) don’t jibe with their particular religious beliefs, however odious, discriminatory or mythical those may be.

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Friday, August 31, 2012

Immigration and LGBT activists attacked at Romney/Ryan event

DREAM Act
DREAM Act Protester. Photo by xomiele.

Immigration and LGBT activists attacked at Romney/Ryan event
"When protesters from immigration and LGBT rights groups spoke up at a rally for the Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan presidential campaign Friday, video showed them quickly getting shouted down and shoved away from the event by Romney supporters.
The demonstration, organized by the DRM Capitol Group, Presente.org and the Get Equal campaign, attacked Romney’s opposition to both the DREAM Act, which would give undocumented immigrants a way to earn permanent citizenship through either good academic performance or joining the U.S. military, and same sex marriage."
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