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  1. Miley Cyrus Speaks Out on Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration ActRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    Miley Cyrus is just one of many artists who are not happy with Indiana's recent Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Billboard notes. Activists and celebrities alike have been critical of the new law because it could allow business owners to discriminate against the LGBT community.

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  2. Why a G.O.P. Gambit Backfired in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Yorker

    On Monday, Tim Cook, of Apple, and Marco Rubio, of the Senate, agreed on the answer to a question that Governor Mike Pence, of Indiana, has gone to absurd lengths to dodge. Both said that the idea of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act was to let certain businesses turn away gay and lesbian customers.

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  3. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    Dr. Ben Carson, a likely 2016 presidential contender, tells Breitbart News that it is "absolutely vital" Americans stand up for Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's new religious freedom law. Speaking about the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act-which has drawn fire from the left-Carson said the First Amendment is one of the basic pillars and a founding principle of the nation.

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  4. Arkansas passes its own religious freedom bill despite uproar in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HeraldNet

    The Arkansas Legislature on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill that critics charge could allow discrimination against gays and lesbians in the name of religious beliefs. The passage came hours after Indiana's governor promised a legislative fix for that state's version of the bill, which has led to a national uproar and some boycotts.

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  5. Indiana lawmakers back 3-year ban on building nursing homesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Journal Gazette

    The state Senate voted 36-12 Tuesday to give final approval to the bill, sending it to Gov. Mike Pence.

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  6. Southern California athletic director Pat Haden.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    The new Indiana Regligious Freedom Restoration Act is causing consternation all across the country. On Tuesday, Southern California athletics director Pat Haden - a member of the College Football Playoff Pat Haden says he won't attend playoff selection committee meeting in Indy The new Indiana Regligious Freedom Restoration Act is causing consternation all across the country.

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  7. Arkansas lawmakers OK 'religious freedom' billRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily World

    Arkansas lawmakers OK 'religious freedom' bill The bill is now headed to the governor's desk for signature. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://usat.ly/1CtUoB0 HB 1228, commonly known as the "religious freedom bill," passed the Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon, and it is now headed for Governor Asa Hutchinson's desk for signature.

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  8. Rauner schedules special election to replace SchockRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Bennington Banner

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has called for a special election to fill the vacancy caused by former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's resignation. Rauner's office wants a special primary election held on June 8 and a special election on July 24. Candidates will be able to file nominating papers with the state board of elections between April 15 and April 20. However, Rauner's office warned Tuesday the actual dates of the election will be changed in order to comply with federal voting law.

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  9. No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KEPR CBS 19

    With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement. Enough progress had been made to warrant the extension past midnight Tuesday, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said, although there still were "several difficult issues" to bridge.

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  10. Tiny songbird tracked across 1,700 miles of open oceanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KAUZ

    The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas, which was poised... Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state's new religious-freedom law later this week, while Arkansas legislators passed a similar measure, despite criticism that it is a... With the American Pharmacists Association taking a stance this week, the medical community is now united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings.

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  11. After Christie's privatization, NJ lottery missing targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KAUZ

    Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and scores of supporters have gathered in Carson City to support a bill seeking to reclaim land from the federal government. Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of allies to rally behind a bill... Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music.

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  12. Health providers' stand could invite other execution methodsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    With the American Pharmacists Association taking a stance this week, the medical community is now united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings. That could make it increasingly difficult for corrections departments to obtain the already scarce drugs for lethal injections and prompt death penalty states to return to previously shunned methods like firing squads, gas chambers and electric chairs, people on both sides of the issue said Tuesday.

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  13. Asthmatic Kitty Joins In To Protest Indiana DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AllAccess.com

    Indie label ASTHMATIC KITTY RECORDS, home of co-founder SUFJAN STEVENS and MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND, among others, is based in LANDER, WYOMING, but has maintained an active office in INDIANAPOLIS for over a decade. "In those years, we've worked with other labels and musicians and organizations and have experienced the welcoming hospitality of Indiana's music fans," the label wrote today in announcing it is joining fellow labels, record stores and music businesses in the state to battle discrimination as part of the ad hoc group, MUSIC FOR INDIANA.

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  14. Walmart to Arkansas gov.: Veto religious freedom lawRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GantDaily.com

    Walmart's CEO is standing up against a religious freedom law that just landed on the governor's desk in Arkansas, home to the company's headquarters. It's similar to the law Indiana adopted last week, which sparked outrage from those who say it opens the door for discrimination against gays and lesbians.

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  15. Who's Who in music streaming: Tidal, Spotify, Pandora & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    With paid subscriptions to music streaming services like Tidal, Spotify, Pandora and o... . FILE - In this May 28, 2014 file photo, Eric Soriano listens to music with a pair of Beats headphones at a Best Buy store in Orlando, Fla.

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  16. Gov. signs Okla. prescription drug database billRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KJRH

    Doctors in Oklahoma will be required to check a prescription drug database before prescribing certain addictive drugs under a bill signed into law on Tuesday by Gov. Mary Fallin. After the Senate voted 35-10 for the bill, Fallin held a hastily called signing ceremony for the measure that has been a priority of hers for several years.

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  17. Loan recipients on 'strike' meet with federal officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Atlanta

    Sarah Dieffenbacher, poses for a picture in Washington, Monday, March 30, 2015. Former and current college students calling themselves the "Corinthian 100" say they are on a debt strike and refuse to pay back their stude... With the American Pharmacists Association taking a stance this week, the medical community is now united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings.

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  18. Arkansas Passes Religious-Freedom Measure as Indiana BacktracksRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    Developments in the states have aroused opposition from corporate executives, gay-rights groups and Democrats who say religion is being used as cover for bigotry. Arkansas Representative Bob Ballinger, a Republican who backed that state's bill, said he doesn't expect a reaction similar to the backlash in Indiana.

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  19. Capitals LW Alex Ovechkin reaches 50 goals for 6th timeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS Atlanta

    With the American Pharmacists Association taking a stance this week, the medical community is now united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings.

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  20. Health providers' stand could invite other execution methodsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Reporter

    With the American Pharmacists Association taking a stance this week, the medical community is now united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings. That could make it increasingly difficult for corrections departments to obtain the already scarce drugs for lethal injections and prompt death penalty states to return to previously shunned methods like firing squads, gas chambers and electric chairs, people on both sides of the issue said Tuesday.

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