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Arkansas Governor Says He Won’t Sign Religious Liberty Bill, Asks Lawmakers to Change It

posted on April 1, 2015

The Washington Post’s Mark Berman writes, “Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) said Wednesday morning he will not sign a controversial religious liberty bill because he wants lawmakers to recall the bill and change it so that it more closely resembles federal law.” Though Arkansas legislators overwhelmingly approved the bill, and though it may become law without Hutchinson’s signature, controversy over similar legislation in Indiana has the governor thinking twice, Berman reports. “This is a bill that in ordinary times would not be controversial,” Hutchinson said in his announcement. “But these are not ordinary times.”

Read at The Washington Post