Thursday, April 2, 2015

Indiana Bill Changes Would Prohibit Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Republican legislative leaders have unveiled changes to the state's new religious objections law that has faced criticism it could allow discrimination against lesbians and gays.

The amendment to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act released Thursday prohibits 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, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or United States military service.

More:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/02/indiana-lgbt-protections_n_6992184.html

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