Politics, Religion and Sports Intersect in Indiana

“I’m sure Indiana governor Mike Pence thought he could just slide his state’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act right past the goalie, placate a few far right nujobs in that needed to be protected from eating a honey bun next to a gay person at a deli counter, and film a few campaign commercials in a church pew and roll right into a second term.

We don’t live in that kind of world anymore and Mike Pence and his fellow Indiana politicians and business leaders learned it the hard way. The spotlight on Indiana because of the upcoming NCAA Men’s Final Four, especially because of the Final Four, finally helped Pence and his fellow legislators come to a new religious conversion. Thursday Pence signed a “fix” to the RFRA that would keep businesses from discriminating against gays, lesbians and transgendered people”

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