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Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko Addresses Religious Freedom Rally

Posted: March 24, 2012 at 8:54 am   /   by

On March 23, in front of the Sandra Day O’Connor Courthouse Building in Phoenix, Arizona, AZ Republican House Majority Whip Debbie Lesko, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted, and other speakers addressed the “Stand Up For Religious Freedom Rally”.

Rep. Lesko is the Sponsor of Arizona House Bill 2625, which allows a business owner the freedom to choose what reproductive-related service coverage the business will or won’t pay for in the health insurance policies provided by that business to its employees.

Rep. Lesko’s remarks are contained in the video below.  In particular, Rep. Lesko responds to criticism comparing her bill to the kind of theocratic rule practiced by the Taliban.

David Leeper

David Leeper

David Leeper is a retired engineer living in Scottsdale, AZ, with his wife of 45 years. He is currently a volunteer science teacher at AzScienceLab.com. In his 40-year career he held positions from lab technician to technical vice president at Bell Labs, Motorola, and Intel. He holds 16 patents in telecom technology and a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. During his career, he wrote mainly for technical journals including Scientific American. He began writing for WesternFreePress.com in 2011.
David Leeper

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Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko Addresses Religious Freedom Rally