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Rep. Michele Bachmann: LGBT community has 'bullied the American people'

SB 1062 was the Arizona state bill that would allow business to refuse service to the LGBT community on the basis of religious liberty. Gov. Jan Brewer (R) vetoed the controversial bill.
By Aileen Graef Follow @AileenGraef Contact the Author   |   March 11, 2014 at 12:56 PM

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., spoke with radio host Lars Larson at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and said that the veto of SB 1062 shows how the LGBT community has "'bullied the American people."

"The gay community, they have so bullied the American people, and they've so intimidated politicians." said Bachmann, "The politicians fear them, so that they think they get to dictate the agenda everywhere. Well not with the constitution, you don't."

Bachmann is not seeking reelection and has been the center of other controversial statements. Other conservatives who made waves at CPAC were Sen.Ted Cruz, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

[HuffPost Live]

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