Indiana House Okays Controversial Religious Freedoms Bill


Indiana's House have okayed the heinous Religious Freedom bill that could allow businesses protection if they do not want to serve same-sex couples.  Sadly to say this is poised to become law.
  The Republican-controlled Indiana House approved the measure Monday on a 63-31 vote, largely along party lines. Five Republicans joined 26 Democrats in opposing the bill.
 The bill is planned to be signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence.

"It's important that we allow our citizens to hold religious beliefs, maybe even those we might be appalled by, and to be able to express those," said Rep. Tom Washburne, R-Inglefield.
  Opponents believe that this measure will license discrimination against the LGBT Community.

"We turn our attention now to Governor Pence who, like Governor Jan Brewer in Arizona, has the ability to stop this dangerous bill dead in its tracks when it hits his desk," said Katie Blair, campaign manager for Freedom Indiana.
The chances of that, however, appear slim. The governor issued the following statement after Monday's House vote.
"The legislation, SB 101, is about respecting and reassuring Hoosiers that their religious freedoms are intact," he said. "I strongly support the legislation and applaud the members of the General Assembly for their work on this important issue. I look forward to signing the bill when it reaches my desk."

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