Fox Hosts Wonder If Anti-Gay Bill Is ‘Overreaction’ By Religious Right (VIDEO)

February 26, 2014 9:56 a.m.

The rising tide of conservatives doubting the viability of Arizona’s SB 1062 measure, which would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT individuals on the basis of “religious freedom,” has now swept through Fox News.

Megyn Kelly and fellow Fox host Brit Hume grappled Tuesday night with the implications SB 1062 would have if it were implemented. If it enabled a Christian doctor to deny medical services to a gay person, for example, Kelly said that would be “potentially dangerous.”

“We hear a lot from folks on the religious right who say they feel religion is under attack,” Kelly said. “I look at this bill and I wonder whether this is a reaction, an overreaction to people who feel under attack on this score.”

“In the end, they may have struck back in a way that’s deeply offensive to many and potentially dangerous to folks who are gay and lesbians and need medical services and other services being denied potentially,” she added.

“Well that’s right,” Hume responded, cautioning that it’s hard to tell precisely how the bill would play out as law.

Watch below, courtesy of Media Matters:

h/t Huffington Post

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