Arizona Pizzeria Asserts Its Right to Refuse Service to Anti-Gay Politicians
Arizona legislators passed a bill to let business owners refuse service to gay people in a move they said is meant to protect religious freedom. But if it’s freedom they’re looking for, one Arizona pizzeria is doing them proud with a proud assertion of its own freedom to refuse service. The only twist? It’s not gay people they’re turning away. It’s… Arizona state legislators.
Yes, Rocco’s Little Chicago Pizzeria took a stand in the debate over the rights of small business and stood up for gay people’s rights whilst letting Arizona politicians know they should probably look elsewhere for their pizza.
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…
— Rocco's Pizzeria (@tucsonpizza) February 20, 2014
And as if that wasn’t enough, they actually put up this sign.
Funny how just being decent is starting to seem radical these says. pic.twitter.com/ygZcMDlgEX
— Rocco's Pizzeria (@tucsonpizza) February 21, 2014
Owner Anthony Rocco DiGrazia told HuffPost that the sign was created by a customer shared on Facebook, and said “opening the door to government-sanctioned discrimination, regardless of why, is a huge step in the wrong direction.”
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