You Indiana Republicans are some real cunts.
You have just passed something euphemistically known as the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” now more simply referred to by the acronym — “RFRA.” Get used to seeing those four letters, America. They’re about to become a very hot topic.
Here’s essentially what RFRA does. I’ll borrow this description from Daily Kos which appeared yesterday, which goes as follows:
Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which governor Mike Pence signed into law today, does not create a de jure right or license to discriminate against gay people (or anyone else) on the basis of one’s “religious” “beliefs,” but it will create a de facto license to discriminate as such by emboldening discriminators and discouraging victims from suing.
[READ FULL TEXT HERE: Indiana’s RFRA Creates a De Facto, Not De Jure, License to Discriminate]Read More