On Fox's The Five today, both Dana Perino and Greg Gutfeld panned what Perino deemed an "unnecessary culture war" over Indiana's religious freedom law.
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Arkansas' legislature Tuesday passed a bill called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act which is similar to the law of the same name that many observers believe has authorized discrimination against LGBT individuals in Indiana. Arkansas'...Show More Summary
Right-wing media are continuing to defend Indiana's newly-enacted Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and dismissing concerns that the law could provide cover for religious individuals or business owners intent on discriminating against LGBT customers. Show More Summary
Indiana passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act — and then the political firestorm began. What does the law actually do? Why is it necessary? CitizenLink President Tom Minnery answers those questions. Enjoy our videos? • Be the first to know when they come out: Subscribe. • Keep the videos coming: Donate. • Watch this video […]
Indiana passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act — and then the political firestorm began. People who’ve relied on mainstream media outlets to learn about the law have been presented a deliberately misleading picture of what it is. Everything from the headlines, to the images, to the questions asked have been designed to create a false […]
The measure is similar to the controversial law passed by Indiana. Gov. Asa Hutchinson had previously said he would sign the bill into law.
As a lifelong indie-rock listener, when I think Indiana, I think of Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar, and Dead Oceans, the triad of affiliated Bloomington-based record labels known as the Secretly Group. Unfortunately, recently the Hoosier State has been in the news for a more contentious reason: Indiana’s governor signed into law the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration […]
Just days after saying Indiana "won't change" the newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Indiana Governor Mike Pence vowed this afternoon to "fix" the law, but added immediately that nothing's wrong with it. Pence admitted he hadn't been expecting "this kind of backlash" to the law, and accused its critics of trying to "smear" it. Read more...
They can’t even look around and see what’s happening in this country. They can’t see how out of step this is. They can’t see even the business community objecting. They can’t see that no one is complaining about having their religious liberties compromised. But they do it anyway. The bill, passed when the General Assembly [...]
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser issued an executive order Tuesday banning city-funded travel to Indiana until the state repeals its Religious Freedom Restoration Act — a controversial law Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed last week that many argue could be interpreted to allow businesses to discriminate against gay people in the name of religious freedom.Read full article >>
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As the number of corporate, governmental, and sports officials calling for the boycott of Indiana and the repeal of Indiana's expanded so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act grows daily, we are witnessing in real time the sea change...Show More Summary
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"With the passage of Indiana’s SB 101 (and more 'religious freedom' laws pending elsewhere in the U.S.), discrimination against all kinds of people has never been so simple. Full of condemnation, but low on creativity? Print, post, and...Show More Summary
Over the last twenty years, 19 states have passed laws modeled on the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which was enacted in 1993 with broad bipartisan support. But just this year, almost the same number, 15, have seen such bills introduced, generating enormous controversy across the country, particularly in Indiana where Gov. Show More Summary
All three networks on Tuesday morning continued to pile on Governor Mike Pence and his state's religious freedom law. ABC, NBC and CBS focused almost exclusively on the critics of the law and pushed the idea that the legislation was bigoted. Show More Summary
NASCAR followed the lead of the NBA, WNBA, NCAA and others and voiced its concerns about Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday. The controversial law protects business owners who want to decline services to gays, lesbians and others on the basis of sexual orientation. “NASCAR is disappointed by the recent legislation passed in Indiana,” NASCAR […]
The measure now goes to the state’s Republican governor, Asa Hutchinson, who says he plans to sign the bill.
The Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a religious freedom bill similar to one recently approved in Indiana, over protests from critics who say it could open the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians. The measure, which had strong support from the Republican members who...