April 2016: Mississippi Religious Freedom Bill

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Mississippi Religious Freedom Bill
Mississippi legislature discusses the Religious Freedom Restoration Act
House Judiciary Committee B chairman Andy Gipson, explains the intent of the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act in House chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The House passed Senate Bill 2681 by an 80–37 vote. The measure protects those who withhold services based on religious objections; the bill "shall not burden a person's right to the exercise of religion." Another prong that inserts the phrase "In God We Trust" into the state seal passed intact.
Photo source: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis

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