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GROSS!! Arizona Passes A DISGUSTING Bill That Gives People A "Right To Discriminate" And Is Now One Step Away From Being A Law!

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This is such a fail, Arizona.

We can't even believe something like would even be proposed, let alone PASSED in 2014.

Arizona has passed a bill basically giving people the "right to discriminate" against others based on their religious beliefs.

Ughhhhhhh, don't we have separation of church and state for a reason?!

Basically, the bill allows people, companies, and religious bodies the right to use their religious beliefs as a legitimate defense in a lawsuit for discrimination.

Aka if someone refused to hire an employee based on the fact that they were, say, gay or even a single mother, the company could defend themselves by saying it was against their religious beliefs to hire said person.

Gross, gross, groooooosssssss.

Republican representative Steve Montenegro defended the law by saying:

“We are trying to protect people’s religious liberties. We don’t want the government coming in and forcing somebody to act against their religious sacred faith beliefs or having to sell out if you are a small-business owner.”

We REALLY REALLY doubt that, say, serving someone food if they're gay or a single mother, is really going against someone's "sacred faith beliefs."

So. Gross.

Although the bill was passed by the legislature, it will now make it's way to Governor Jan Brewer's desk.

She has three options to go forward; she can either sign the bill into law, veto the bill as unconstitutional, or do nothing and let the bill be passed into law.

So let's hope that the Gov. does the RIGHT thing and veto's this disgusting & discriminatory law.

UGH, Arizona, so disappointed by this.

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58 comments to “GROSS!! Arizona Passes A DISGUSTING Bill That Gives People A "Right To Discriminate" And Is Now One Step Away From Being A Law!”

  1. 1

    I can't see how this can become law. It violates many principles of US Law and International Law. I guess the Emancipation Proclamation is still needed in Arizona.

  2. Lady_Says says – reply to this


    If this is the case, it's absolutely disgusting! But for this law to work, then they must have nothing but absolute, without a doubt PROOF not interpretation, but proof, that the discrimination is to do with religion. Which thankfully I doubt they'll be able to do as religion has been so thwarted, cherry picked and manipulated to aid peoples personal agenda. For starters if any of this is to be taken seriously then I'm assuming straight off the bat that these business will be closed on Sundays etc… And what religion are we following here anyway?

  3. 3

    Politicians selling out to cater to bigotted voters. Shameful.

  4. MS says – reply to this


    I understand that this bill is horrible and wrong, however you do not realize the flip side of it…if someone verbalizes the fact that they believe homosexuality is not natural ect. and only voices their opinion (not acting upon it), that person is blasted in the media and can be fired from their job and feathered and tarred because of mere outrage on non acceptance. But he IS practicing freedom of speech and has the right to say what he feels and THAT would be discriminating if he is outlawed by the public so to speak. If he is not discriminating against any particular person for their race, origin, gender, ect. then there is nothing wrong with who he is and what he says. Its a stupid double standard that everyone has to realize is unfair.

  5. 5

    this is the problem: imagine if michelle duggar had a bakery. Every homo in the state would line up at her door to have her make a vagina or a dick cake. the woman is a devout Christian why should she be subjected to the "organized" bullying or really blackmail. you won't find these organized homo groups going to Muslim requesting anything but it fair game to go after Christians. can't homo's bake cake? its the organized targeting of the small business people that has riled so many.

  6. irvinegirl says – reply to this


    First of all, you are seriously an ignorant and uneducated person to cite the "separation of church and state" clause because that has absolutely nothing to do with this . It has to do with the government establishing a national religion, not this nonsense.

  7. Wog says – reply to this


    Big problem with this bill Gov. Jan Brewer.. Evil evil woman.

  8. Lady_Says says – reply to this


    Re: shaygirl1309 – What are you talking about!! You're view is so pathetic and warped, not to mention perverted, why do you always go to sex!?! Have you ever even met anyone who's gay?? You're just vile and crass. Organised targeting!?! What are you on?

  9. 9

    It will never pass…these ignornat people who claim to be so religious and use it to hate people…vile…freedom of religion is also freedom FROM religion…those people are unevolved bigots..simple. We need to move forward AZ, not backwards.

  10. Rachael says – reply to this


    It's America! Our country is all messed up! But take a look at other countries, they have it way worse! I mean we believe that it's illegal to come into the country illegally , but hey go to Las Vegas, and get a government drivers license! Shouldn't they be deported, when they walk in! Yea. This is small compared to our other problems!

  11. socalsifu says – reply to this


    Doesn't seem so strange, Gay marriage got passed in some states,
    some would say that's strange

    Not Calif. we were force to accept it by some gay judge,
    7 million voted trash by one gay judge.

  12. 12

    SHAYGIRL: your comment is ignorant..so now all gays and lesbians want a "dick or vagina cake" Please…do all straight women want a dick cake? no…do all straight men want a vagina cake? No…Your line of thinking is exactly what is wrong with so many Americans- IGNORANT. Get schooled and evolve please…this is 2014.

  13. Lady_Says says – reply to this


    Re: socalsifu – And has you're life/marriage been remotely affected since it's been passed? Then why vote against it if not to just hurt people, makes no sense.

  14. socalsifu says – reply to this


    Re: Lady_Says – Actually it has change, there gay marriage on the grammys, there gay's TV series, gays getting awards for being gay, gays having news conference just to say there gay, gay football player coming out, gay this and gay that.
    I guess to some it's now cool to be gay even if you're not….yea things have change.
    and not for the good from what I can see.

  15. Lady_Says says – reply to this


    Re: socalsifu – But none of that remotely affects you or your life unless you choose to have a problem and be bothered by it. So what you want is for people to continue to live a lie, as if their lives are wrong, why? It does not affect you. As far as I know, nobodies marriages have been affected by equality for others, it's not as if someones going to sneak in in the middle of the night and replace your husband/wife with the other sex! So it does NOT affect you and it is not your place to take away the rights of those you seem to think you're better than. I bet you would have said the same years ago about people of any other race on TV, playing sports etc or in an inter-racial relationship.

  16. David says – reply to this


    I never really gave a shit about Christians, but now I actively hate their guts. I will go OUT OF MY WAY to fuck with anyone who calls themselves a Christian. They want an enemy? They got one. Good luck, twats of Arizona.

  17. David says – reply to this


    Re: shaygirl1309 – CHRISTIANITY IS A FORM OF MENTAL ILLNESS! There is no magic sky-god who came down and handed everyone a magic handbook about how to live and how to not. It is a delusion. Are we all obligated to go to the mental ward and forge equality with the Bellevue inmates?? SORRY, calling it like it is. Your delusion does NOT trump my right to live my life as an equal citizen. Screw you!

  18. meaz says – reply to this


    In a way I totally agree with this. Now I have a way of knowing which businesses are owned and run by discriminatory people and I can avoid them and not support them by being a customer.
    The majority of people are against this law because they are against discrimination. But now this majority of people will have the power to identify those places that are discriminating and they can choose not to shop there. Then these businesses will lose customers and eventually shut down. And the places who choose not to discriminate will be successful and have a lot of supporters.
    I say pass the law! These people who are choosing to discriminate are digging their own grave.

  19. 19

    Re: David – at least the Christians won't chop your head off for sticking your dick up anothers mans asshole. YOU should thank GOD for America and Christians.

  20. Bongo says – reply to this


    This isn't just about discrimination against gays. Under this law women could be subjected to lower wages, agnostic or people of other religions/race would also be discriminated against. Not to mention the unwed, children born out of wed lock and who knows who else….

  21. tacogirl says – reply to this


    Not surprised…It may be wrong. But a person's religious beliefs can be strong and they
    live their whole life by them….EVEN if they as a person, might not believe or feel
    comfortable with them. And then there is the problem of a Persons right of choice.
    It gets down to morals and rights and religion and it's not so simple.

  22. socalsifu says – reply to this


    Re: Lady_Says – You don't seem to get it, 7 million Americans voted against Prop 8. One gay guy who happens to be a Judge told me my vote don't count.
    Every American vote counts…..let me say that again so you understand…Every American vote counts. I would like to call a news conference and tell everybody Obama is not President because I say their vote don't count.
    A gay guy said I have no say, so it has change thing, and of course you'll say if I wish to dwell on this that it's my problem. So you understand this is America, not Cuba and if you can't understand how important our vote is to Americans then maybe you're not an American. Lives were lost for our precious vote. And you gays stepped on it and said those lives don't matter as long as you gays get your way. So you call Arizona vote gross, I say it's a result of liberals and gays trying to tell Americans there should not be Americans.

  23. 23

    Re: David – You're stupid. Not every Christian thinks that way. Nice way to just hate an entire group of people.

  24. Rachael says – reply to this


    Wow! That's all I'm saying! David you need help ASAP

  25. Socalsifu says – reply to this


    Re: David – If you hates Christians so much than do something about it,
    come over to my house and I will kick your ass sissy, I live in O.C. if you want my address I'll give it to you.

  26. Lady_Says says – reply to this


    Re: socalsifu – What I don't understand is probably in high part to your poor writing skills and grammar. A vote for inequality and discrimination should not count, it should never happen, why don't you understand that? And learn more about the rest of the world too please, your precious America is by no means the only country who fought and lost lives for the right to vote so that's just dribble! Sh*t goes on outside your borders and has been for many hundreds of years before America was founded. Ignorance. This is why the world hates you.

  27. Lady_Says says – reply to this


    Re: Socalsifu – And you want to fight people? How very Christian of you…

  28. socalsifu says – reply to this


    Re: Lady_Says – I never said I was a Christian..
    So then your life is worthless because you're not an American, Americans are better than any other nation in the world except maybe for Israelis, I like them.
    So I guess Americans believe in freedom while the rest of the world is in chaos trying to achieve it, that why you don't understand , how could you, your inferior to us Americans.
    My grammar is not in question, your ignorants of America is. Go fight your little war for freedom, we have it.

  29. 29

    ask yourself this question. if you go into a business and the person there says I'm not comfortable with this I'm a practicing Christian, do you respect that persons rights or do you call a lawyer? that is the problem. the homo's have a very big and active lobby in washington and they DO put small business Christians out of business with their lawsuits. there is a baker and a photograper that have both been put through hell because they don't want to bake cakes or photograph lesbian weddings. who would really want someone to bake their cake or take pictures at their event because if they don't they'll get sued? yes, these people are being targeted just like doctors who won't perform abortions, just like Christian hospitals that wont perform abortions. I hope you notice the homo's don't mess with the Muslims, you do notice that right?

  30. Lady_Says says – reply to this


    Re: socalsifu – And I never said I was gay….
    As for the rest you just made me laugh so I don't have much to say, do you even know what your saying? Do you honestly have any idea what's going on in the world? ”Americans believe in freedom while the rest of the world is in chaos trying to achieve it… go fight your little wars" !?!?!? Er, you know America, along with the Allied Forces (myself) are kind of in a war right now!? No? Been going on for quite some time now, ringing any bells? You also tried to enter another one recently, until the rest of us were against it, then you just looked like fools. It's your ignorance of America, and many other like minded, who are the problem.

  31. alh says – reply to this


    Re: shaygirl1309 – I agree, this law is to keep the businesses that don't want your business to not be sued by you and be forced to take you as a customer. Get over yourselves already

  32. 32

    I've said all along if the gay agenda is forced down our throats, there would be backlash. This is just the beginning.

  33. lil demicrat says – reply to this


    Why shouldn't it be okay, that's democracy at it's best? Just as any one of any race, or sexual preference should be allowed to make choices based on their beliefs, why should religion not have those same choices. We don't all have to agree. If anyone has a problem with it, don't shop there that's your choice too, make sure everyone you know doesn't shop there or go there. I hate that by allowing something as beautiful as marriage for all can allow discrimination on the religions that don't agree. Personally, I don't agree with not selling something to someone for a reason such as that, but they are the ones losing that business, and there are a million other option. How is it okay to fight for freedoms such as (gay marriage) but not fight for the freedoms to choose if you agree with or support it?

  34. 34
  35. kelly says – reply to this


    Re: Bongo – shut the f up.. with that you ignorant retard…… really how many religions are there in this world.. i am sorry but religions is making people think and act so nasty all over the world.. the new generations must make a change. .. by the way this legislation is making the United States backwards instead of moving forward and making this country a sactuary for all who are persecuted.. we turn around and make laws to discriminate and hurt innocent people… .. shame on thoes who have venom in their hearts…… i have a gay sister and i l be damm if she gets harrass.. .

  36. Kill them says – reply to this


    Lezbos should all be killed, then the problem would be solved :D

  37. kevin says – reply to this


    This is the worst bill that can ever be passed in the history of the United States, we are targeting another group of Americans for punishment, once the African Americans were bullied ridule by the law of the United States, they tried with Hispanics and now the Gay community,, this is pure bullshit and people need to be scare becuse if this pasess you can bet that other groups of innocent American people will be the next target by this group of stupid people with political power. …….. this is a new generation of tolerance, respect and equality among the American, we Americans are known for setting good examples and this is just going against the pricnciples that this country is known for. .. .. Arizon you should be ashame…….

  38. stupid people says – reply to this


    Re: WogRe: rosebud99 – ..look asshole …. i live and work in California and by Re: kevin – ….. ok Christian person… lol pathetic you are …… you should be in Ukraine killing all the people who is fighting for freedom.. asshole.. i could just imagin what type of sould you have and where you will end up.. and i dont really need to argue with you, now that i know your nasty and cold hearted way of thinking.. i could just imagin what you look like… like that piece of shit you are……. bye bye ignorant pathetic looser behind a keyboard.. you probably dont even have friends, i am sure with your mentality.

  39. Kelly says – reply to this


    This is a slap in the face for what this country values, Equalty, rightfulness,respect and the freedom from persecution. This is pure hate targeting a group of Americans that are US citizens, they pay taxes, they even fight in war for this country and here we are saying that you will be discriminated because of your sexual orientation.. buss crap.. bull crap to all that.

  40. love and equalty says – reply to this


    Re: Lady_Says – sorry but you are taking this to another level… we r talking about a straight discrimination and persecution to a group of Americans. it is bull crap and people will fight against hate in the USA .. do you understand the hateful message that this bill is sending ?? and the hateful things people will experience ??? this bill is going to hurt many innocent Americans. so much hate on this world and we are creating more hate… who are we to judge anyone??? shame on you.

  41. cp says – reply to this


    Re: Bongo – . yeah but they create hateful bills that hurt and persecute others.. when at one time the Crhistians were also persecuted and they found heaven in the USA… Now they want to persecute a minority group just because they have a hateful heart. Shame you you for wanting pain and suffering on an AMerican citizen…. Americans are equal under the law according to all who have been discriminated in the history of the USA … Americans have fougth hard for freedom and to have Arizona making hateful laws is just pathetic.

  42. CESAR says – reply to this


    What is this modern (JIM CROW LAWS)? SO MUCH HATE IN THIS WORLD.

  43. CESAR says – reply to this


    Re: alh – What is this modern (JIM CROW LAWS)? SO MUCH HATE IN THIS WORLD.

  44. 44

    Re: CESAR – yeah cuz i wear my skin like i wear my sexuality.

  45. 45

    What next? The comeback of signs saying NO JEWS OR DOGS ALLOWED. Plenty of those around even in the 1950's. It's not too difficult to remember when Irish Catholics were considered vermin in parts of this country. Is it all coming back?

  46. Nerds Invented ALL says – reply to this


    This kind of law turns the america into the middle east. Just because the arabs and muslims make bigotted laws in their countries discriminating against minority religions doesn't mean its ok for advanced societies to do so. But on the other hand, why the FUCK would a jew want to hire a muslim to work in a synagog? For what? They should have the right to say "naaaaaaah. You aint my bro, bro." America isnt a land of racial unity and togetherness. Its a land where 95% of people hang out with people of their own race and marry their own races etc. America is a diverse land of people not diversifying. I rarely see a jew and a muslim couple. I rarely see an Indian hindu with a Japanese wife in the usa. Etc. The only people who REALLY diversify are asian women and black men (but not together so much). There are alot of whites marrying…WHITE hispanics but… is that really mixing? What is my point? Why does everything have to be a point? Is mumbling to oneself illegal now too?
    The law is stupid and smart at the same time. Its dumb because it reminds me of saudi arabia's backwards bigotted laws but its smart because … why should a jew hire an arab? A tan nazi.

  47. 47

    Re: irvinegirl – It actually has to do with people like Obama and other liberals who are totally disregarding people's freedom of religion which is a First Amendment RIGHT. People should not be bullied into compromising their relgious beliefs. People who believe homosexuality is wrong are now being bullied into going against those beliefs or being forced out of business. Of course, liberals make it worse by believing that anyone who doesn't think homosexuality is great is a bigot. Guess what, many devout Christians believe that those who live together but aren't married are sinners so that must mean they hate straights, too.

  48. 48

    Re: kelly – The law is protecting the CONTSITUTION You know, that sacred doument from wich this country was founded upon and which Obama and other uneducated liberals like you are trying to destroy because you all obviously fail to understand the imprortance of keeping it preserved.

  49. 49

    Hey it is their state, not yours, so they can do what they want. I really have no strong opinion one way or the other.

  50. Lady_Says says – reply to this


    Re: love and equalty – Huh? Guessing that wasn't meant for my comment.

  51. Ewyuck says – reply to this


    Being gay is VERY wrong and unnatural and I will NOT change my belief for anyone! Suck my dick.

  52. DumbDumbDumb says – reply to this


    Re: David – Really? you are now just as ignorant as Shaygirl. Good for you for doing… absolutely nothing useful!

  53. NERDS INVENTED ALL says – reply to this


    Re: Nerds Invented ALL – i just noticed my spelling of "synagog". Not sure how that slipped thru.

  54. bloblo says – reply to this


    i cant belive this, im not an american citizen but i hate all republicans, this is really bad
    for liberty. as lisa simpson said on this season, episode 6 “the republicans are destroying the world”

  55. WhatsItAllAbout says – reply to this


    Re: Nerds Invented ALL

    Dear Nerds, As usual, your meandering, aimless thought process and argument makes absolutely no sense. However, be not discouraged, it IS ENTERTAINING….

    Keep posting your opinions, they always brighten up our day.

  56. 56

    No way in hell does this become a law. Forget it. Anyone could make up their own religion and their own little religious beliefs and use that as an excuse to discriminate against people for ridiculous reasons.

  57. xxxx says – reply to this


    yeah well with the way you put it it is. If they don't want to hire gay people then let them. It's their belief their religion. you can't force this onto people.

  58. Paul Hanover says – reply to this


    Imagine if you were forced to marry your son and your neice because the government forced your church to do so. Imagine if you were forced to take pictures of a nude wedding because the government forced your studio to do so. Imagine if you were forced to make a wedding cake for gay people because the government forces youto do so. THAT IS WHAT THIS LAW PROTECTS AGAINST. IT'S NOT DISGUSTING. IT'S CALLED FREEDOM TO RUN YOUR BUSINESS WITHOUT YOUR BELIEFS BEING INFRINGED UPON. EVERY STATE SHOULD HAVE THIS.