SB 2681 (Miss.)
Mississippi Senate Bill 2681 (2014) is is a legislative Act that would require that “state action shall not burden a person’s right to the exercise of religion” by compelling “any action contrary to a person’s exercise of religion.”
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- Sunday, April 13, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- Following the Mississippi legislature's recent passage of a religious freedom bill that opponents say could lead to state-sanctioned discrimination against gays, businesses statewide have responded by displaying a decal informing LGBT customers that…
- Thursday, April 3, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill that says state and local governments cannot put a substantial burden on religious practices.
- Tuesday, April 1, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi lawmakers on Tuesday passed the final version of a bill that says state and local governments cannot put a substantial burden on religious practices, a measure that sparked debate about possible discrimination…
- Friday, March 28, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi lawmakers could try to write a final version of a religious freedoms bill that has sparked concerns about anti-gay discrimination.
- Wednesday, March 12, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- The Mississippi House vote 80 to 37 Wednesday evening to approve a dramatically altered “religious freedom” bill that simply calls for a joint House-Senate Judiciary committee to prepare a report “regarding proposed legislation…
- Friday, March 7, 2014JACKSON, Miss. — Lawmakers in conservative Mississippi find themselves in a tug-of-war over a religious freedom bill that some say is uncomfortably similar to one recently vetoed by Arizona's Republican governor.
- Thursday, March 6, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- A gay rights group is asking Mississippi legislators to specify that a religious-practices bill won't open the way for discrimination if it becomes law.
- Monday, March 3, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- A Mississippi House panel will decide Tuesday whether to kill a religious freedom bill or keep it alive with or without changes.
- Thursday, February 27, 2014JACKSON, Miss. -- A Mississippi House panel is proposing changes that might neutralize concerns about whether a religious freedom bill could lead to discrimination against gay people or other groups.