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Georgia 'Religious Freedom' Bill Stalls in House Committee

Mar 27
A divisive religious freedom bill stalled Thursday in a Georgia House committee after a Republican member of the panel successfully added anti-discrimination language to the proposal.

Arkansas Senate Approves Religious Protection Bill

By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 27
Arkansas inched closer Friday toward becoming the second state this year to adopt a law that critics say would sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians, with the state Senate approving a religious protection bill.

Arkansas Governor Says He'd Sign Religious Protection Bill

Mar 27
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he would sign into law a religious protection measure that opponents have said amounts to a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians in the state.

Indiana Officials Look to Stem Religious Objections Fallout

By Tom Davies | Mar 27
The wave of protests from businesses and on social media over Indiana's new religious objections law has many local officials working to counter the criticism.

Groups Eye Indiana Pullout Over Religious Objections Bill

Mar 26
Organizers of a major gamers' convention and a large church gathering say they're considering moving events from Indianapolis over a bill that critics say could legalize discrimination against gays.

Indiana Gov. Pence Signs Religious Objections Bill

Mar 26
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow discrimination against gay people.

NCAA Concerned With Indiana Religious Objections Bill

Mar 26
NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Arkansas Senate Panel Backs 'Conscience Protection' Measure

By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 25
An effort to prevent Arkansas government from infringing on someone's religious beliefs was revived Tuesday, with a state Senate panel advancing a bill that critics have called a thinly veiled endorsement of discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Indiana Lawmakers Send Religious Objection Bill to Governor

By Tom Davies | Mar 25
A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected SCOTUS ruling on gay marriage

Is Pat Robertson Resigned that Marriage Equality May be a Reality?

By EDGE | Mar 25
With the Supreme Court about to hear arguments about whether same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional, Pat Robertson says all you can do is pray.

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