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Liz Boltz Ranfeld

After he signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law in Indiana, Governor Mike Pence expressed bewilderment in an interview with the Indy Star:

“I just can’t account for the hostility that’s been directed at our state,” he said. “I’ve been taken aback by the mischaracterizations from outside the state of Indiana about what is in this bill.”

He believes that most of the hostility is a result of misinformation from the media. (He probably wishes he could have sent out some press releases from his canceled state-run media outlet!) In some ways, his surprise could be genuine. Maybe he didn’t anticipate that Indiana would become the focus of a national controversy because of this. After all, Indiana’s RFRA closely mirrors the 1993 federal version of the same law, and there are 19 other states with similar bills. Pence swears that the bill, which critics say will give Indiana…

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Comments on: "Mike Pence’s Dishonesty About the Religious Freedom Restoration Act" (1)

  1. Thank you for sharing this. the law is actuallu blurry. It can discriminate againts anything they religion disapproves of….. like a business owner cannot serve a customer wearing shorts. These business owners should put up a sign of specific don’ ts….. I don’t even know how they can do that , unless a customer discloses his/her gender.

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