RFRA

Religious Conservative Groups Lose In RFRA Fix Lawsuit

Nov 26, 2019
Brandon Smith/IPB News

An Indiana judge handed religious conservative groups a loss in their lawsuit challenging the so-called “fix” to the state’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA.

The RFRA fix said the 2015 law’s religious freedom defense couldn’t be used to justify denying service to someone based on characteristics such as age, race, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Groups Contest Limits On Indiana's Religious Objections Law

Oct 3, 2019
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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Conservative religious groups are arguing their constitutional rights were violated by limits that were placed on Indiana’s contentious religious objections law signed by then-Gov. Mike Pence.

Brandon Smith/IPB News

An Indiana county court will hear a lawsuit Thursday over the so-called “fix” to the state’s controversial 2015 Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA.

Religious conservative groups are challenging the law and four local gay rights ordinances.

Coats says backlash over the law gave people the wrong perception of Hoosiers.