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Our View: Bills are a slippery slope


There’s been a lot of controversy regarding a pair of bills passed in Indiana and Alabama, known as so-called “religious freedom restoration acts.”

On the surface, a bill that alleges it will protect religious freedom is something that should be supported, despite the fact freedom of religion is one of the rights protected in the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights. However, the actual content of the bills, which essentially give business owners the right to discriminate against gay and transgender people based on religious grounds, have spurred condemnation from national and intern...

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