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Indiana governor won't say whether businesses can refuse gay customers
Indiana governor won't say whether businesses can refuse gay customers

It's a simple question -- but also one of the most contentious in Indiana, which is under siege by LGBT activists urging a boycott of the state. Can Indiana business owners legally refuse to serve gay and lesbian customers if homosexuality is forbidden by their religious beliefs? During an appearance on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence wouldn't say. Host George Stephanopoulos repeatedly asked the Republican governor, yes or no, whether the state's newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act would allow a scenario in which "a florist in Indiana can now refuse to serve a gay couple without fear of punishment."...

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