Arizona Governor vetos bill that would give business the right to refuse service based on religious belief

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POSTED: Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 9:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 9:05am

Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was lauded online after defying many members of her own party by vetoing an anti-gay bill Wednesday night

Senate Bill 1062 was designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays or others who offend their beliefs.

However, opponents called it an open attack on gays that invited discrimination.

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