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Prospective White House candidates tussle over Indiana religious law
Prospective White House candidates tussle over Indiana religious law

The controversy over Indiana’s religious freedom law has opened a new — and predictable -- divide in the 2016 presidential race, as Republicans rise to its defense and Democrats condemn the legislation as discriminatory against gays and lesbians. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who is viewed with suspicion by many social conservatives for, among other things, supporting the national Common Core education standards, on Monday issued a full-throated defense of the law and the governor who signed it, fellow Republican Mike Pence. "This is simply allowing people of faith space to be able to express their beliefs. To be able to be people of conscience," Bush said in...

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