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Arkansas Legislature Approves Religious Freedom Bill

The Arkansas state legislature on Tuesday passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which is similar to an Indiana law that has already sparked a storm of criticism over fears it be used as a cover for discrimination — and the governor has said he'll sign it, NBC News reported. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson told NBC affiliate KARK that the bill is meant to strike a balance between religious freedom and equal protection of the law. But sexual orientation is not covered by anti-discrimination laws in Arkansas, and legal experts have said the measure could open the door to the discrimination of gays and lesbians. Wal-Mart, which is headquartered in Arkansas, issued a statement saying that the legislation "sends the wrong message about Arkansas" and runs counter to the company's belief in "respecting differences and being inclusive of all people." Read »
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CEOs, NCAA "Deeply Concerned" Over New Indiana Law

Just days before the highly anticipated Final Four men's basketball tournament tips off in the NCAA's home city of Indianapolis, the organization's president told NBC News that he is "deeply concerned" over Indiana's controversial new "religious freedom" law, which critics say could be used to justify anti-gay discrimination. "Our core values are built around notions of diversity and inclusion," Mark Emmert said. "And anything that might create an environment within which we can't maximize those values is something that we take very, very seriously." The CEOs of nine major Indiana-based companies — including pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. and Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield — wrote a letter to Pence and other state leaders, saying they were concerned for "the reputation of our state" and their employees. Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy banned state-sponsored travel to Indiana over the legislation, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel tried wooing Indiana businesses to his city. Read »
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