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Indiana governor: ‘We’re not going to change the law’

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it. [...]

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Indiana governor says he didn’t anticipate ‘the hostility that’s been directed at our state’

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)
Three days after signing legislation widely criticized as a "license to discriminate" against LGBT people, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he didn't anticipate "the hostility that's been directed at our state." [...]

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Indiana officials, businesses scramble to stem ‘religious freedom’ law fallout

Friday, March 27, 2015
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)
The heat over Indiana's new religious objections law spread Friday across social media and to the White House as many local officials and business groups around the state tried to jump in and stem the fallout. [...]

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NCAA says it will monitor impacts of Indiana religious freedom bill

Thursday, March 26, 2015
NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT people. [...]

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Indiana governor Mike Pence signs anti-LGBT ‘religious freedom’ bill into law

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Indiana governor Mike Pence (seated) at a private ceremony to sign a religious freedom bill into law, Thursday, March 26, 2015.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it would allow discrimination against LGBT people. [...]

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Indiana lawmakers send anti-LGBT religious objection bill to governor

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Indiana state capitol in Indianapolis.
A religious objection bill that opponents say would legalize discrimination against LGBT people cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage [...]

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Fight or flee? The GOP grapples with same-sex marriage

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Mike Huckabee
WASHINGTON -- It took just a few words for the Supreme Court to deal with the question of whether gay marriage is legal. For Republicans thinking about running for the White House in 2016, it won't be that easy. The court's decision Monday to reject appeals from five states that [...]

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Federal judge restores part of Indiana same-sex marriage challenge

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
U.S. Judge Richard Young
INDIANAPOLIS -- A federal judge has reinstated four same-sex couples' claim that Indiana's refusal to recognize out-of-state gay marriages is unconstitutional. Judge Richard Young said in a ruling Tuesday that he reinstated the lawsuit because Gov. Mike Pence had shown that he had power to enforce the ban despite claims [...]

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Contradictions on same-sex marriage ill-serve Hoosiers

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
As a representative serving in Congress, Mike Pence was a strong advocate for a constitutional same-sex marriage ban. Earlier this year, as governor of Indiana, Pence repeated his support for "traditional marriage" and urged legislators to act on a state ban on gay marriage. But in recent months, as gay [...]

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Ind. governor struggles to find footing on one key issue: marriage equality

Sunday, August 24, 2014
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)
INDIANAPOLIS -- For someone who built his name as a stalwart of social and religious conservatism during a dozen years in Washington, Gov. Mike Pence has struggled to find his footing on one key issue: same-sex marriage. Earlier this summer, he made a surprising request to be removed as a [...]

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