Restaurants become a battlefront in Indiana Religious Freedom law

Restaurants become a battlefront in Indiana Religious Freedom law

Legislation raises concerns that service could be denied to certain groups based on religious defense

Restaurants have emerged as one of the main battlegrounds in the controversy over Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the effect it might have on equality in public accommodations.

Indiana Governor Mike Pence asked legislators Tuesday to provide a “fix” to the act he signed last week, after it created an uproar in the Hoosier State and nationwide.

Restaurants seemed to be pushed into the crosshairs of the controversy, which was based on concerns that the la

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