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Arizona Governor Rejects Harmful Gun Laws

By Penny Okamoto, Executive Director of Ceasefire Oregon

In a victory for common sense gun laws, Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona has vetoed a bill that would have allowed guns in public buildings and events that do not provide security guards and metal detectors at each entrance.

Governor Brewer also vetoed a bill that would have penalized local governments if they passed stronger gun laws than the state, calling it ‘vague’ and ‘punitive.’…