If critics of SB1062 were so off-base, then why was even Newt Gingrich against it?

No, Arizona’s SB 1062 was not “egregiously misrepresented” by critics

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A look at the attempt by some on the right to claim that Arizona’s bigoted law was simply “misunderstood.”
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Stephen Colbert on SB1062 going down in Arizona

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Colbert: “SB1062, a bill defending my religious right to deny sodomites pastry.”
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Following the victory in Arizona, a brief look at 2,000 years of gay history

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With the defeat of Arizona’s “religious freedom” bill, it’s time to reflect on the past and future of LGBT rights.
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Arizona governor Brewer vetoes controversial anti-gay law, Ohio pulls similar bill after Brewer’s veto

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And Mississippi has now scaled back its “religious freedom” bill to ensure it doesn’t repeat Arizona’s mistake.
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Hispanic Bar Assocation pulls conference from Arizona; JPMorgan, AmEx, Rick Scott condemn anti-gay law

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And even GoDaddy, a notoriously Republican company, came out in opposition to SB1062 today.
If critics of SB1062 were so off-base, then why was even Newt Gingrich against it?

Hate State Update: Even Gingrich is now criticizing Arizona anti-gay law

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Arizona opened up such a huge can of whoopass that even Fox News’ Megyn Kelly and Brit Hume criticized the bill.
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Fox News blasts Arizona’s “Jim Crow laws for homosexuals”

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“I don’t know why you would want to bring Jim Crow laws back to the forefront for homosexuals.”
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Anderson Cooper obliterates dithering idiot supporter of Arizona’s anti-gay “Stand Your God” law

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If Arizona’s governor signs this law, the Super Bowl, Apple and Google had better cancel their plans in the state.
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The sudden eruption of anti-gay legislation nationwide is not a coincidence

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The American Religious Freedom Program pushes a ‘bigotry for all’ bill, aiming for gays but hitting everybody
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Arizona passes “Citizens United”-type law protecting corporations’ “religious beliefs”

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New law could put every state and local law, even court decisions, at risk from “religious discrimination” claims.
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