Right to Ban Lawmakers After Anti-Gay Bill
An Arizona pizzeria
that threatened to ban lawmakers who passed a bill allowing shopkeepers to
refuse service to gays on religious grounds says customer approval has been
"One lady called
and said she would never eat here again, but that’s been dwarfed by the 500 or
so calls in the other direction," said Evan Stevens, manager of Rocco's Little
Chicago Pizzeria in Tucson.
Arizona Gov. Jan
Brewer, a Republican, hasn't said yet whether she will sign the bill, which was
passed by the Legislature late Thursday. Supporters of the proposed law say it
expands religious freedom; opponents say it legalizes
Rocco DiGrazia, the
pizzeria owner, waded into the debate with a tweet that said he reserved the
"right to eject any State Senators we see fit to kick out."
As a longtime
employer and feeder of the gay community, Rocco's reserves the right to eject
any State Senators we see fit to kick out...