In response to new legislation in Arizona protecting the religious rights of business owners, allowing them to opt out of conducting business with homosexuals, a Tucson pizzeria has decided to refuse to conduct business with Arizona legislators, in protest.
In response to a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service based on sexual orientation, Rocco DiGrazia, owner of Rocco’s Little Chicago Pizzeria, posted a sign in his window that reads “We reserve the right to refuse service to Arizona legislators.”
“I was appalled by the senate passing the law,” he said. “So, I put something on Facebook saying we’re not gonna serve Arizona legislators.” A customer then emailed DiGrazia a sign, which he printed out and posted.
Would he then refuse ALL Arizona legislators, I wonder, or just those who voted in favour of the legislation?
Though, hey, that’s his privilege.
But isn’t it a bit rich to wish to deny the same privilege to other business owners?
I agree with the latter sentiment, though I’d flip it around and instead of doing a boycott of Rocco’s, per se, I’d do a ‘buycott‘ of a fast-food business that is NOT political on the issue; or, even better, a business that is hated by progressives, but loved by their enemies. I can think of one right away; there are three locations in Tucson…