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With Bible bill vetoes, governors uphold religious freedom

The culture wars took an expected turn this month when two Republican governors vetoed “Bible bills” in the reliably red states of Idaho and Tennessee.
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Without LGBT rights, religious freedom fails

In a pluralistic democracy, people can and should debate differences about religion, sexual orientation and gender identity. But our common goal must be public policies that uphold both religious freedom and equality – two constitutional principles grounded in the inviolable dignity of every human being.
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Georgia Is Not Alone In Scuffle Over ‘Religious Liberty’ Bills

The governor of Georgia has vetoed a so-called “religious liberty bill” after vocal opposition. NPR’s Audie Cornish talks to Charles Haynes, director of the Religious Freedom Center at the Newseum, about how widespread these laws are in the U.S.
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