Opposition to SB 1062

SB 1062, the so-called religious freedom bill that passed through the Arizona Senate, would allow for legal discrimination of LGBT people based on religious beliefs. Leaders from across our state are raising their voices to urge Governor Brewer to veto this harmful bill and protect all Arizonans.

Below is the growing list of groups, businesses, politicians and community leaders who oppose the divisive SB 1062. CLICK HERE to contact the Governor now and ask her to veto SB 1062.

Lawmakers

  • Former Republican Presidential Candidate Governor Mitt Romney
  • US Senator Jeff Flake
  • US Senator John McCain
  • Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton
  • Arizona Senator Steve Pierce
  • Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell
  • Mesa Mayor Scott Smith
  • Arizona Senator Ableser
  • Arizona Senator Begay
  • Arizona Senator Bradley
  • Arizona Senator Cajero Bedford
  • Arizona Senator Dalessandro
  • Arizona Senator Farley
  • Arizona Senator Gallardo
  • Arizona Senator Hobbs
  • Arizona Senator Landrum Taylor
  • Arizona Senator Mcguire
  • Arizona Senator Meza
  • Arizona Senator Pancrazi
  • Arizona Senator Tovar

Businesses

  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Starwood Hotels
  • American Express
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • GoDaddy.com
  • Intel
  • Delta Airlines
  • Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee
  • Apple
  • American Airlines
  • Marriott
  • Greater Phoenix Leadership
  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
  • Southern Arizona Leadership Council
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • 4D Technology Corporation
  • 4SmartPhone, Inc.
  • Access Arizona
  • Arizona Bioindustry Association, Inc.
  • Arizona Hispanic Chamber of
  • Commerce
  • Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association
  • Arizona Technology Council
  • Aspect Software
  • AT&T Arizona/New Mexico
  • Axosoft
  • Benchmark Performance Strategies
  • BioAccel
  • Blockwise Engineering, LLC
  • Breault Research Organizations, Inc.
  • Calibrus
  • Castelazo Content
  • KEO Marketing Inc.
  • Coalition for a Connected West
  • Colnatec
  • Darling Geomatics
  • Digital Financial Group
  • Double Tree Suites by Hilton Phoenix
  • DrivingMBA
  • Eagle Creek Software Services
  • Enchantment Group
  • Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
  • Flagstaff Lodging and Restaurant Association
  • Goodmans Interior Structures
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • Growth Nation
  • Guided Therapy Systems LLC
  • HartSCI LLC
  • Hensley Beverage Company
  • Hildeez Enterprises, Inc.
  • Hilton Phoenix/Mesa
  • Ideality, Inc.
  • ImpaQ Solutions, LLC
  • InMedia
  • International Research Center
  • IO Data Centers
  • Lane Terralever
  • Local First Arizona
  • MassMutual Financial Group – Arizona
  • Miss Details Design
  • MMS Technologies
  • MOBinnov
  • NextNet Partners
  • NSB/Keane
  • onTop Technology Corp.
  • Penwortham Enterprises LLC
  • PetSmart
  • Pinnacle Aerospace Inc.
  • Pinnacle Peak Marketing
  • Plexlane
  • Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
  • Ponderosa Hotel Management Services, LLC
  • Rancho de los Cabballeros
  • Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel
  • Residence Inn Marriott
  • Rippcord Franchise Consulting
  • SARSEF and SciEn TeK-12 Foundation
  • Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Sedona Rouge
  • Signature Technology Group, Inc.
  • Solstice Capital
  • Sonoran Studios
  • Studio Z Marketing
  • Symmetry Software
  • TASER International Inc.
  • TechThinQ
  • Tempe Tourism Office
  • Tempo Creative
  • The Board Institute, Inc.
  • TraCorp
  • Transition Execs, LLC
  • Tru Cab & Tru Limo
  • Tucson Embedded Systems Inc.
  • Urias Communications
  • Valley Book Blog
  • VISIT PHOENIX
  • Westin Phoenix Downtown
  • Westin Kierland Resort, Spa & Villas
  • Xclusive Enterprises LLC

Faith leaders

  • Robert T. Hoshibata, Resident Bishop, The United Methodist Church
  • The Rt. Rev. Kirk Smith, Bishop of Arizona, The Episcopal Diocese of Arizona
  • Stephen S. Talmage, Bishop, Grand Canyon Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • John A. Linder, Senior Rabbi, Temple Solel, Paradise Valley
  • Rev. Dr. Kenneth R. Brown, District Executive, Pacific Southwest, Unitarian Universalist Association
  • Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer, Conference Minister, Southwest, United Church of Christ
  • The Very Rev. Troy Mendez, Dean, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Phoenix
  • Keith Campbell, Pastor, Harmony in Phoenix
  • The Rev. Paul L. Campbell, Executive Director, Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center, Carefree
  • Mari Chernow, Rabbi, Temple Chai, Phoenix
  • Rev. Stephen Govett, Pastor, Asbury United Methodist Church, Phoenix
  • Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, Lead Minister, Unitarian Universalist Congregation
  • Rev. Brian Frederick-Gray, Pastor, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Scottsdale
  • Al Gephart, Pastor Emeritus, University Presbyterian Church, Tempe
  • Rev. Christian Heyde, Minister, Sky Island Unitarian Universalist Church, Sierra Vista
  • Rev. Dr. Robin B. Hollis, Deacon, St. James Episcopal Church and Preschool, Tempe
  • Rev. Steven Holm, Pastor, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Tempe
  • Elana Kanter, Rabbi, The New Shul, Scottsdale
  • Brian Kemp Schlemmer, Co-Pastor, City Square Church (UMC), Phoenix
  • The Rev. Eric O. Ledermann, Pastor, University Presbyterian Church, Tempe
  • Rev. Dr. Don Longbottom, Senior Minister, Church of Beatitudes, Phoenix
  • Rev. Vernon Meyer, PhD. Pastor, United Church of Christ, Sun Lakes
  • Cynthia L. Pelletier, Vice District Leader, Phoenix
  • Rev. James B. Pennington, Senior Pastor Soka Gakkai International, First Congregational United Church of Christ
  • Ruth Low Reinhold, Associate Pastor, Valley Presbyterian Church, Paradise Valley
  • Rev. Robert G. Rynders, Co-Pastor, City Square Church, Phoenix
  • Rev. Jimmie Scott, Minister, Unity of Phoenix
  • Dean Shapiro, Rabbi, Temple Emanuel, Tempe
  • Jeremy Schneider, Rabbi, Temple Kol Ami, Scottsdale
  • The Rev. Roger A. Thompson, Pastor, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • The Rev. Michael-Ann D. Veziroglu, Associate Pastor, Desert Palm United Church of Christ, Tempe
  • Michael Wasserman, Rabbi, The New Shul, Scottsdale

Community leaders

  • Meghan McCain
  • ACLU of Arizona
  • HRC
  • Lambda Legal
  • Freedom to Marry
  • Cindy McCain
  • George Takei