[JURIST] Arizona state lawmakers gave final approval on Thursday to a bill [materials] that will allow state business owners to refuse service to individuals for "religious reasons," a law that has been denounced by critics as sanctioning discrimination against LGBT individuals. The bill was jointly written [Arizona Republic report] by the conservative Center for Arizona Policy and the Alliance Defending Freedom [advocacy websites], a Christian legal organization. The voting occurred largely along party lines, with state Republicans generally voting in...

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