Activists gather to protest anti-gay law
By Andrew Curley
PHOENIX, Feb. 27, 2014
Many gay and lesbians feel Arizona will enter a new Jim Crow era if Gov. Jan Brewer signs into law Arizona Senate Bill 1062, allowing businesses to refuse to serve gay customers based on "sincerely held" religious beliefs.
Hundreds of mainly young protestors gathered outside of the state capital Monday evening and chanted, "Veto, veto, veto!" in front of both local and national media that has taken an interest in what has become the most controversial action of the Arizona state legislature since the passage of AZ SB 1070 in 2010, a law that allowed police to stop and question anyone they suspected was an illegal immigrant.
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