Thursday, March 26, 2015

Indiana governor signs 'religious freedom' bill in private ceremony

By Tony Cook
"I signed SEA 101 today to ensure religious liberty is fully protected under IN law" Courtesy of Gov. Pence's Twitter page
INDIANA---The nation's latest legislative battle over religious freedom and gay rights came to a close Thursday when Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a controversial "religious freedom" bill into law. His action followed two days of intense pressure from opponents — including technology company executives and convention organizers — who fear the measure could allow discrimination, particularly against gays and lesbians. Pence and leaders of the Republican-controlled General Assembly called those concerns a "misunderstanding." [link]