October 16, 2019
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[SHOW THEME MUSIC]>>GOOD MORNING. I AM PHOENIX MAYOR,
KATE GALLEGO. WE ARE GATHERED HERE TODAY WITH
MY FELLOW COUNCIL MEMBERS, COUNCILMAN NOWAKOWSKI,
COUNCILWOMAN STARK, COUNCILWOMAN GUARDADO, COUNCILWOMAN PASTOR,
AND COUNCIL MEMBER GARCIA. WE ARE ALSO JOINED BY STATE
REPRESENTATIVE DANIEL HERNANDEZ. AND ADVOCACY GROUPS, ONE IN TEN,
HRC, ONE COMMUNITY, THE GREATER PHOENIX GAY AND LESBIAN CHAMBER
OF COMMERCE. TODAY’S SUPREME COURT RULING IS
A COMPLICATED ONE. I WANT TO WELCOME ERIC FRASER OF
OSBORN MALEDON, WHO REPRESENTED THE CITY AND ARGUED THE CASE AT
THE ARIZONA SUPREME COURT, WHO WILL GIVE US A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF
THE SUPREME COURT’S DECISION.>>GOOD MORNING. THANK YOU, MAYOR. I’M ERIC FRASER FROM
OSBORN MALEDON. AS YOU KNOW, THE RULING JUST
CAME DOWN ABOUT 20 MINUTES AGO. SO LIKE THE REST OF YOU, WE ARE
STILL REVIEWING THE DECISION. I WANT TO GO OVER A FEW
HIGH-LEVEL POINTS FROM WHAT WE’VE BEEN ABLE TO GLEAN SO FAR. THIS IS WHAT’S CONSIDERED A VERY
NARROW LEGAL RULING FROM THE SUPREME COURT. IT IS NOT A BROAD, SWEEPING
RULING. THE SUPREME COURT RECOGNIZED THE
IMPORTANCE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION LAWS, AND ENSURING
EQUAL ACCESS TO GOODS AND SERVICES FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE
COMMUNITY. THE COURT RULED THAT ONE
COMPANY, BRUSH AND NIB STUDIOS, CAN REFUSE TO MAKE ONE TYPE OF
PRODUCT — CUSTOM WEDDING INVITATIONS FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES
SEEKING SERVICE. THE RULING DOES NOT ALLOW FOR
DISCRIMINATION FOR ANY OTHER TYPES OF PRODUCTS ON ANY OTHER
FACES. IT DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY OTHER
COMPANIES. THE RULING IS LIMITED TO ONE
PRODUCT BY ONE COMPANY. WE ANTICIPATE THAT YOU’LL HAVE
QUESTIONS, AND WE WILL BE HAPPY TO TAKE THOSE IN A MOMENT. BUT I’D LIKE TO BRING THE MAYOR
BACK UP. MAYOR GALLEGO?>>THE CITY OF PHOENIX’S
NON-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE STILL STANDS. THAT MEANS THAT
NON-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCES IN OTHER COMMUNITIES, SUCH AS
TUCSON, TEMPE, FLAGSTAFF, AND BISBEE, ALSO STILL STAND. TODAY’S WIN — OR TODAY’S
DECISION IS NOT A WIN, BUT IT IS NOT A LOSS. IT MEANS WE WILL CONTINUE TO
HAVE A DEBATE OVER EQUALITY IN THIS COMMUNITY. WE BELIEVE AT THE CITY OF
PHOENIX THAT, AS DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING SAID, “THE ARC OF
JUSTICE IS LONG. IT WILL BEND TOWARDS EQUALITY,”
BUT WE WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE THIS DISCUSSION AND THIS DEBATE. OUR ORDINANCE WILL CONTINUE TO
PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF PHOENICIANS. I WANT TO BE CLEAR — THE CITY
OF PHOENIX DOES NOT AND WILL NOT TOLERATE HATE IN ANY FORM. THAT DOESN’T CHANGE WITH TODAY’S
RULING, AND WE WILL NOT STOP WITH OUR FIGHT. FOR MORE THAN THREE YEARS, THE
CITY OF PHOENIX HAS BEEN IN COURT FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHTS OF
OUR RESIDENTS. THE DEFENDANTS WERE A LOCAL
BUSINESS, BUT THEY WERE BACKED BY A NATIONAL GROUP THAT IS
EXTENSIVELY INVOLVED IN LITIGATION. THIS CASE WAS NEVER ABOUT ONE
BUSINESS REFUSING TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE HUMANITY OF OUR LGBTQ
COMMUNITY. IT WAS ABOUT WHETHER WE WILL
ACCEPT DISCRIMINATION IN OUR COMMUNITY. THE ORDINANCE IS NOT JUST
SOMETHING NICE TO HAVE ON PAPER. IT’S SOMETHING WE HAVE SEEN BEEN
USED TO LODGE COMPLAINTS BY COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO FEEL THEY
HAVE BEEN UNFAIRLY TARGETED. WE ALL DESERVE TO LIVE IN A CITY
THAT ACCEPTS OUR INDIVIDUALITY AND OUR FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION,
AND A CORE TENET OF OUR NATION IS FREEDOM OF RELIGION. BUT FREEDOM OF RELIGION DOES NOT
MEAN FREEDOM TO DISCRIMINATE. PERSONAL CONVICTIONS CANNOT BE
USED AS AN EXCUSE FOR OUTWARD BIGOTRY. IF YOU SERVE SOMEONE IN YOUR
COMMUNITY, YOU SHOULD SERVE ALL PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY. AS PAUL SMITH, A FIRST AMENDMENT
EXPERT, SO ELOQUENTLY PUT IT, “WE’VE NEVER ALLOWED A
COMMERCIAL BUSINESS TO JUSTIFY DISCRIMINATION AGAINST A
PROTECTED CLASS BASED ON THE FIRST AMENDMENT. WE SHOULDN’T START NOW.” I WANT TO THANK YOU ALL FOR
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