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3 factors that make Indiana's religion law different from other states'
3 factors that make Indiana's religion law different from other states'

Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed by Gov. Mike Pence late last week, is virtually identical to a Clinton-era federal law as well as statutes on the books in 19 other states. Nowhere does the Indiana law explicitly authorize discrimination. Yet critics from Tim Cook of Apple — who opined against the law in the Washington Post — and the actor George Takei — who said tourists and companies should boycott Indiana — are absolutely right to worry that the state's intention is to allow discrimination against gays and lesbians based on claims of religious freedom. The Indiana statute is the culmination of a long, murky legal history that...

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