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Correct link to HuffPo article:
http://goo.gl/v0opB

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THIS IS A KEEPER folks...a quick chart .. For more details see whole blog in HUFFPO here: http://t.co/0YzbJNi1H
but this graph is WAY BETTER! ... ..TY to RT @mydaughtersarmy: How to tell if your religious liberties are being violated. ‪#‎RFRA‬ ‪#‎FixThisNow‬@indystar
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+Anthony Loera​:

"I am all for it."

Ah. You are in favor of legalized discrimination.

Thanks for making very clear just what kind of bigot you are.
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Pretty much sums it up...
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I won't support anything of #Indiana  unless this law is repealed.
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"Indiana Governor Mike Pence told George Stephanopoulos that SB101, the "religious freedom" bill he signed into law, is not about anti-gay discrimination.

"Yet when he signed it, as the graphic above so helpfully points out, he was surrounding by several men, Micah Clark, Curt Smith, and Eric Miller, who have been working for years to demonize gays and lesbians.

"When asked by the Indianapolis Star who the lobbyists in this photo are, Pence refused to identify them.

"*Mike Pence is a liar* out to destroy the state of Indiana with his anti-gay animus."

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The State of Indiana has decided to legalize hatred and bigotry. Don't visit the state. Don't buy from businesses in that state. Don't do business with bigots.

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I stand with +George Takei and #LGBTQ  people worldwide. No more Christian Sharia Law! #BoycottIndiana  !
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Bigots spend a lot of time and effort pretending to be victims.
 
Quit Squirming! You're oppressing our Religious Freedom! #BoycottIndiana  
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The new Indiana "religious freedom" statute is, in fact, a "freedom to discriminate" statute.

"...the Indiana statute explicitly makes a business’s “free exercise” right a defense against a private lawsuit by another person, rather than simply against actions brought by government. Why does this matter? Well, there’s a lot of evidence that the new wave of “religious freedom” legislation was impelled, at least in part, by a panic over a New Mexico state-court decision, Elane Photography v. Willock. In that case, a same-sex couple sued a professional photography studio that refused to photograph the couple’s wedding. New Mexico law bars discrimination in “public accommodations” on the basis of sexual orientation. The studio said that New Mexico’s RFRA nonetheless barred the suit; but the state’s Supreme Court held that the RFRA did not apply “because the government is not a party.”

"Remarkably enough, soon after, language found its way into the Indiana statute to make sure that no Indiana court could ever make a similar decision.  Democrats also offered the Republican legislative majority a chance to amend the new act to say that it did not permit businesses to discriminate; they voted that amendment down.

"So, let’s review... [the Indiana law] has been carefully written to make clear that 1) businesses can use it against 2) civil-rights suits brought by individuals.

"Of all the state “religious freedom” laws I have read, this new statute hints most strongly that it is there to be used as a means of excluding gays and same-sex couples from accessing employment, housing, and public accommodations on the same terms as other people. True, there is no actual language that says, All businesses wishing to discriminate in employment, housing, and public accommodations on the basis of sexual orientation, please check this “religious objection” box. But, as Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.”"
The new state law has been publicly sold with the claim that it is “nothing new,” but shows every sign of having been carefully designed to put new obstacles in the path of equality.
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Your play-by-play has been deleted, +Anthony Loera. I am not obligated to provide you with a platform for your misrepresentations of my words and those of others.

You did say:

"Post 2: He asks "Which of the RFRA statutes in the states you have listed explicitly make a business’s “free exercise” right a defense against a private lawsuit" My Answer: Mississippi"

Provide proof of your claim, please. 

Then, please explain why you claimed that nineteen other states had laws that did what Indiana's law does, when by your own admission, only one state does.

Did you think your blatant lie would go unnoticed?
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"The Indiana law differs substantially from the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed by President Clinton in 1993, and all other state RFRAs.

"There are several important differences in the Indiana bill but the most striking is Section 9. Under that section, a “person” (which under the law includes not only an individual but also any organization, partnership, LLC, corporation, company, firm, church, religious society, or other entity) whose “exercise of religion has been substantially burdened, or is likely to be substantially burdened” can use the law as “a claim or defense… regardless of whether the state or any other governmental entity is a party to the proceeding.”

"Every other Religious Freedom Restoration Act applies to disputes between a person or entity and a government. Indiana’s is the only law that explicitly applies to disputes between private citizens. This means it could be used as a cudgel by corporations to justify discrimination against individuals that might otherwise be protected under law. Indiana trial lawyer Matt Anderson, discussing this difference, writes that the Indiana law is “more broadly written than its federal and state predecessors” and opens up “the path of least resistance among its species to have a court adjudicate it in a manner that could ultimately be used to discriminate…”"
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corporations should not be allowed to influence laws nor lobby. this giants are the ones turning this country and almost every other nation into tyranny by the corporations.
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"When the failure to free Bergdahl was a useful stick to beat Obama with, Bergdahl was a right-wing hero, cruelly neglected by an evil president who hates America and the military. The minute Bergdahl was freed, word went out on the right: "Everyone skate counterclockwise now." Bergdahl was now a traitor. Obama's hatred of America was the reason Bergdahl was freed.

"But I'm stating the obvious, right?"
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"You know very well jeff the facts had not yet come out."

Yes. And I know very well that the #wingnuts  displayed the sort of mindless hypocrisy and knee-jerk Obama hatred for which they are so justly notorious.

"Stop being such a liar."

Cite the specific claim I have made in this thread that is a lie. Quote my exact words.
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