Republican leaders in the Indiana legislature announced today a proposal aiming to clarify the state’s controversial religious freedom law, which has come under fire under the belief that the new rules would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT customers under the protection of religious belief.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Tuesday will speak on his state’s new controversial religious freedom law. The legislation, which Pence signed into law on Thursday, has come under a steady stream of criticism from civil rights groups and businesses that claim the new rules would allow discrimination against LGBT individuals.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence this week declared a public health emergency because of 79 H.I.V. cases among injection drug-users in the southern part of the state. Continue reading