Indiana Gov. Pence Says It's 'Time to Fix' Controversial Religious Freedom Law

Governor now says the state should correct a "perception problem" with the law.
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Transcript for Indiana Gov. Pence Says It's 'Time to Fix' Controversial Religious Freedom Law
Now, to a major development from Indiana tonight. The governor, now calling for a fix. He's calling for that new law to be amended amid the backlash. Critics arguing it allows businesses to discriminate against gays. The front page of "The Indianapolis star" today. Fix this now. And tonight, the governor who stood his ground right here on ABC news now calling for new steps. ABC's gio Benitez from Indiana. Reporter: After days of protests and anger over that controversial new Indiana law. George, look. We're not going to change the law. Reporter: Pressure building after Indiana's governor appeared on ABC's "This week." Do you think it should be legal in the state of Indiana to discriminate against gays or lesbians? George -- Reporter: It's a yes or no question. Come on. Hoosiers don't believe in discrimination. Reporter: Tonight, governor Mike pence now saying it's time to amend the law. It would be helpful to move ledge slags this week to make it clear that this law does not give businesses a right to deny services to anyone. Reporter: Saying there is no place for discrimination. Should it be legal in the state of Indiana to discriminate against gays and lesbians, what do you say now? I don't support discrimination against gays or lesbians or anyone else. Reporter: So, no? No. Reporter: And tonight, the white house weighing in, saying the law, as written, is not fair. After a chorus of high profile critics. The ncaa tonight weighing in on the eve of the final four, reacting to word of a possible fix. The proof is in the pudding. We'll have to wait and see what really transpired. Reporter: But critics say a fix doesn't go far enough. They want it repealed. Meanwhile, in Arkansas tonight, the legislature there just passed a similar religious freedom bill. It's now up to the governor to sign it into law. David? Gio Benitez tonight. Gio, thank you.

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