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Louisiana "religious freedom" bill is likely to die in Legislature

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; A controversial bill that many opponents and legislators believe could provide legal protections for people who discriminate against same-sex couples and LGBT people has effectively been killed for the 2015 Legislative session. Members of the state's House*Committee on Civil Law ...

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Old 05-19-2015, 03:31 PM   #1
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Louisiana "religious freedom" bill is likely to die in Legislature


A controversial bill that many opponents and legislators believe could provide legal protections for people who discriminate against same-sex couples and LGBT people has effectively been killed for the 2015 Legislative session. Members of the state's House*Committee on Civil Law and Procedure voted 10-2 to return the bill to the calendar, deferring action for the remainder of the session.

House Bill 707's author, state Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Bossier City, continues to argue that the bill doesn't discriminate against same-sex couples but protects people with religious beliefs (or other "moral convictions") that recognize marriage as only between a man and a woman.? [ Read more ]

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