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March 26, 2015

 

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Pence Signs ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill In Private Ceremony

RFRA supporters say it is meant to protect against the government infringing on religious beliefs.

March 25, 2015

 

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Gen Con Might Leave Indy Because Of ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

The CEO of Gen Con sent a letter to the governor, pointing out that attendees to the gaming convention in Indianapolis represent many different backgrounds.

March 23, 2015

 

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Two Sides Still At Odds As ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Advances

The two sides of the debate remain divided over its intended and unintended effects.

March 20, 2015

 

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Should LGBT Hoosiers Be Protected From Discrimination?

As the debate over RFRA heats up, lawmakers begin to consider whether to make discrimination based on sexual orientation illegal.

March 19, 2015

 

RFRA Supporters

House Attempt To Amend ‘Religious Freedom’ Measure Fails

The amendment was defeated 60-31 mostly along party lines, with just three Republicans breaking ranks to support it.

March 19, 2015

 

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House To Vote Thursday On ‘Religious Freedom’ Act

The controversial bill limits state and local governments from infringing on Hoosiers’ religious practices.

March 19, 2015

 

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Marion County Prosecutor Opposes ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

Prosecutor Curry says he opposes the proposed bill because it lacks modifications that would prevent someone from using it as defense in a criminal prosecution.

March 16, 2015

 

RFRA Supporters

Committee Hears Debate Over ‘Religious Freedom’ Measure

Supporters of the bill say the RFRA concept exists in 30 other states and has not been used as a license to discriminate.

February 25, 2015

 

State Senators Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, and Tim Skinner, D-Terre Haute, chat during a hearing on the costs Indiana might face in transitioning to Common Core academic standards.

Indiana Senate Passes Religious Freedom Restoration Act

The controversial bill limits state and local governments from infringing on Hoosiers’ religious practices.

February 23, 2015

 

Freedom Indiana

Freedom Indiana Joins Religious Freedom Restoration Fight

The group’s target is a bill that allows people to use religious reasons to challenge state and local laws.

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