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Super Bowl Could Keep Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill From Becoming Law

Super Bowl Could Keep Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill From Becoming Law

Could the Super Bowl keep Arizona Governor Jan Brewer from signing an anti-gay bill?

The controversy over Senate Bill 1062 has swirled in recent days as even legislators who supported the bill, which would allow businesses to refuse to serve customers for religious reasons, are now backtracking. Three Republican state senators who voted for the bill have now come out against it while both of the state's Republican senators Jeff Flake and John McCain have also urged Brewer to veto the legislation. Even 2012's Republican nominee Mitt Romney has come out in favor of veto. But the real pressure is coming from the state's business community, which is worried that the state may lose next year's Super Bowl if the bill comes into law.

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