Friday, December 11, 2015

Conservative groups' lawsuit says Indiana's religious freedom law fix is unconstitutional

By Stephanie Wang

INDIANA---The Indiana Family Institute and American Family Association of Indiana, two conservative lobbying groups, filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging local nondiscrimination ordinances in Indianapolis and Carmel that protect sexual orientation and gender identity. In claiming the ordinances strip the groups of their religious freedom protections, the lawsuit also contends that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act “fix” — which upholds such laws from religious objections — is unconstitutional. [link]