Pence approves revision to RFRA after national furor

The revised legislation prohibits providers from using the law as a legal defense for refusing to provide services, goods, facilities or accommodations. Legislators hammered out the change after critics claimed the “religious freedom” law could be used to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Lawmakers approve revisions to RFRA, pass to Pence

Indiana lawmakers have approved changes to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to address charges that it could allow discrimination against lesbians and gays. Gov. Mike Pence has not indicated whether he’ll sign it.

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Judges chide state lawyers over gay marriage bans

Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.

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Indiana Statehouse

House could vote Monday on gay marriage amendment

The proposal for a constitutional ban against same-sex marriage has a better shot of passing now that Republicans again control both chambers. Opponents say the amendment isn't needed, because Indiana law already bans gay marriage.

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