Despite Attempts at Change, Turning Away Gays Is Legal
Posted: March 2, 2014 at 5 a.m.
Reporters from across the country were waiting when Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer emerged from a day of private meetings to veto a bill defending business owners who turn away gay couples or other customers for religious reasons.
At a Glance
Northwest Arkansas groups are divided in whether they prohibit discrimination against customers and employees on the basis of sexual orientation. Most don’t.
With the protection:
• University of Arkansas
• Walmart (also protects gender identity)
• Tyson Foods
Without the protection:
• Benton County
• Washington County
• J.B. Hunt Transport
Source: Staff Report
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