Deception, distortion on SB 1062 results in veto

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Attorney sound bite:  Doug Napier

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Doug Napier regarding Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision Wednesday to veto SB 1062, a bill the state legislature recently passed to clarify Arizona’s 1999 Religious Freedom Restoration Act and bring it into conformity with federal law:

“Freedom loses when fear overwhelms facts and a good bill is vetoed. Today’s veto enables the foes of faith to more easily suppress the freedom of the people of Arizona. Even though the battle has become more difficult, Alliance Defending Freedom stands ready to defend any Arizonan who suffers the indignity of religious discrimination.”
  • News release: “Local Ariz. business owner, children receive death threat over SB 1062 support” (2014-02-26)
  • News release: “Major legal scholars send letter to Ariz. governor in support of SB 1062” (2014-02-26)
  • ADF commentary: “Setting the record straight on SB 1062” (East Valley Tribune, 2014-02-26)
  • Pronunciation guide: Napier (Nuh-PEER’)
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