Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Indiana’s governor Mike Pence and state legislators did the right thing by amending the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The bill, which as presented to Pence for signing, left an apparent loophole that would allow for discrimination based on the religious objections of say, a business owner or a service provider, for example. The LGBT […]

Indiana Republicans announced a refurbished “religious freedom” measure Thursday following a rancorous debate among legislators and business leaders about protections for sexual orientation and gender identity, according to the Indy Star. The overhaul comes after the state’s Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill last week that some residents, members of the business community, and civic […]

In the calamitous aftermath of Indiana’s “Religious Freedom Act,” Arkansas Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson has asked state lawmakers to redraft a similar bill in his state to avoid the same fate,  CNN reports. Hutchinson asked lawmakers to mirror the 1993 federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law by former President Bill Clinton, […]

In a complete waste of time, Indiana Governor Mike Pence held a press conference on Tuesday morning to “clarify” the intent of the law known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which would allow business to discriminate against gays and lesbians. Pence said, “I’ve come to the conclusion that it would be helpful to move […]

NBC’s next live televised production will be The Wiz. The network will revive the classic film that made its debut in 1978, and starred Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross and Lena Horne. Production will be handled by Cirque du Soleil. Airing it on NBC is just the first step in the journey towards reviving […]