Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Senate Bill 975

Senate Bill 975, the revised Religious Freedom Restoration Act, was passed by the Arkansas House of Representatives and signed into law by Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday, April 2, 2015.

Stodola letter to Hutchinson

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, asked Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto HB1228.

Arkansas House Bill 1228

HB1228 was written to "provide protection for religious practice and to provide remedies and penalties for violating or abusing religious protections."

Indiana Senate Enrolled Act 101

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday, March 26, 2015, signed into law this act, which prohibits state laws that "substantially burden" a person's ability to follow his religious beliefs. The definition of "person" includes religious institutions, businesses and associations.

Federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, is a federal law aimed at preventing laws that "substantially burden" a person's free exercise of religion.


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