Indiana Gov. Pence: ‘We’re Not Going to Change the Law’

Supporters of Indiana’s new law protecting religious liberty have said there is a lot of misinformation (and flat out fabrications) about the law. Gov. Mike Pence took to the Sunday morning shows to address the matter…

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“I’m determined to clarify this,” the Republican governor, who signed the controversial bill into law last week, told ABC “This Week” host George Stephanopoulos. “This is about protecting the religious liberty of people of faith and families of faith across this country.”

The federal religious freedom act was signed into law more than 20 years ago by then-President Bill Clinton to layout a framework for ensuring that scrutiny is given when government action impinges upon Americans’ religious activities, Pence pointed out, saying that further, his state’s new law is the same version that President Barack Obama himself voted for while he was a state senator in Illinois.

Stephanopoulos, who worked for Clinton, tried to get Pence to say that the law supported discrimination, but Pence kept rejecting the premise of his questions in the first place because they were based on the misinformation.  Watch below and see…

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