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Jan Brewer vetoes Arizona 'religious freedom' bill

The legislation had been criticized for enabling open discrimination against gays and lesbians

Following a chorus of criticism that included prominent voices from her own party, Gov. Jan Brewer (R) vetoed a so-called religious freedom bill that would have allowed Arizona businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians out of religious conviction.

Here's Brewer announcing the decision on Twitter.

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