The bill's sponsor, Republican Sen. Jack Harper of Sun City West, noted that Napolitano served as U.S. attorney for Arizona during the Clinton administration and said the veto is a sign that Napolitano is a liberal.
"I believe she personally is against the Second Amendment and that might have been her motivation," Harper said.
Mike Haener, Napolitano's chief lobbyist, confirmed the veto and disputed Harper's criticism. "The governor is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment," Haener said.
Link. Only an out-and-out hater of civil liberties would think changing the law to allow guns in bars is any other than an entirely sensible proposition.
The mood at the saloon was less than bright:
I'll teach that governor law--Western law!
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