Michele Bachmann: Anti-Gay Bill Should Have Passed

Michele Bachmann has tough words for Jan Brewer following the Arizona governor’s decision to veto a controversial “anti-gay” bill this past Thursday. “I believe that tolerance is a two-way street, and we need to respect everyone’s rights, including the rights…

Arizona Governor Expected to Veto Anti-Gay Law

“I can assure you, as always, I will do the right thing for the state of Arizona.” Though Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has not shown her intention either way, signs show that she will most likely veto S.B. 1062, a…

Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple, Other High-Profile Companies

Apple has joined a host of high-profile businesses in urging Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto a controversial piece of legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against the LGBT community on religious grounds. The bill, Senate Bill 1062, amends…

Jan Brewer: Arizona Gov. To Make Decision On Anti-Gay Bill

To veto or not to veto? That is the question for Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, who is facing a big decision on a controversial issue. The Arizona Legislature has recently passed a bill that would allow business owners to turn…

Yelp CEO Pens Letter To Jan Brewer Urging Veto Of SB 1062

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman has written an open letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, which was just posted to the company’s blog. Stoppelman urges Brewer to veto SB 1062, the controversial bill that would allow businesses in the state to…

Arizona Senators: Legalizing Homophobia?

In a so-called attempt to preserve the religious sanctity of Arizona businesses, lawmakers in the state passed legislation making it perfectly legal to boot someone out of your establishment for being gay. So long as you’re really really really religious,…

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Puts Inmates on “Bread and Water” Diet

Controversial Maricopa County (Az.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio has put 38 residents of the county clink on what he calls a “bread and water” diet. Their offense? Flag desecration. How did 38 inmates have access to flags to desecrate? Because Arpaio…

Joe Arpaio: The Jailhouse Rock King Wants More

If you’re feeling more rebellious than usual, you should probably stay out of Arizona. Once your antics inevitably place you in jail, you run the chance of being under the watch of “America’s Toughest Sheriff” by the name of Joe…

ASU Fraternity Suspended For Racist “Black Party” On MLK Day

Arizona State University has suspended one of its fraternities following a party that some are calling racist. Somehow, none of the students of the ASU chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon had the good sense to know that hosting their “MLK Black…

Inmates Pathogens: State Prison Exposed To Viruses

A state prison in west Phoenix, Ariz., could possibly be in danger of blood-borne pathogens, better known as viruses that can be transmitted through body fluids or blood. Twenty-four inmates may have been exposed to the pathogens Sunday after a…