First up today is the controversy in Arizona this week. Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that would have made it legal for business owners to refuse service to customers based on the business owners’ religious beliefs. Supporters of the law say it’s about protecting religious liberty, but opponents liken it to Jim Crow laws. Continue reading
President Obama delivered his State of the Union address this week, but there are objections about his use of executive orders, immigration, the gender pay gap, and the minimum wage. Cole Stangler of In These Times, Alex Lawson of Social Security Works, Julia Shaw of Catholic University, and Lori Sanders of the R Street Institute discuss.