Tag: Mike Pence

Indiana Governor Desperately Tries to Evade Reality: RFRA Is Discriminatory

Update (4/2/2015 10:31 a.m.): The Associated Pressreports Indiana’s GOP legislators have proposed a fix to the RFRA that would prohibit “service providers from using the law as a legal defense for refusing to provide services, goods, facilities or accommodations. It also bars discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, age,…

Gov. Pence Calls Press Conference to Clarify Indiana RFRA Law

Update (3/31/2015 2:54 p.m.): List of states banning state-funded travel to Indiana updated to include New York By Michael Nam Gov. Pence called his own press conference on Tuesday morning to say what he would not say on ‘This Week’: that the new Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana would…

What Other States Face Anti-LGBT Laws

What Other States Face Anti-LGBT Laws By Barbara Frankel There now are more than 85 anti-LGBT bills before 28 state legislatures, according to the Human Rights Campaign. Courtesy of Human Rights Campaign What Has Been Approved So Far Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom Law.’ Status: Signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence,…