Transcript for Indiana Lawmakers Propose 'Fix' to Religious Freedom Law
Today Indiana lawmakers are going over the language of a proposed fix to the State's controversial. Religious freedom that. If there's one take away from Paul Clement this happened I think in the in the past week movie this. That is that religious rights. And individual rights can coexist in harmony to get the route. Revision adding protection saying businesses can not turn away customers based on their sexual orientation. Without the added wording opponents claim the long leaves the door open for businesses like this Indiana pizza shop to do this. Epic gay couple is to come in who like saying we won it anyway as to provide them pizzas for her wedding. We would have to say no. That would be illegal under this draft expected to go to a vote today. Voting also expected on changes to a similar law in Arkansas. After the governor they are sent the bill back demanding that lawmakers include protections for gays and lesbians. We want to be known as a state that does not discriminate. But understands. Tolerance. And Indiana officials say they are on the brink of a major milestone saying if this revise wording is passed it would mark the first time sexual orientation is specifically protected against discrimination. Under state law. RC Gonzales ABC news New York.
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