NC Religious Freedom Restoration Act Bad for Business

The Bible - not a license to discriminate
The Indiana experience should be a teaching moment for the North Carolina General Assembly.

ACTION ALERT: Tell the North Carolina Legislature to Kill the RFRA Bill.

While 20 states now have "religious freedom" restoration acts (RFRA) similar to the federal RFRA signed by President Clinton in 1993, the reaction by companies this week to the passage of a RFRA bill in Indiana should be a teaching moment for the North Carolina General Assembly who are currently considering similar bills. The "NC Religious Freedom Restoration Act" (House Bill 348) was filed in the House on March 24, quickly passed on first reading, and was referred to a House Judiciary committee. An idential bill (Senate Bill 550) was filed in the Senate on March 26.

 

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