Indiana legislators say they’ll clarify religious freedom law

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (left) and House Speaker Brian C. Bosma  discussed their plans for clarifying the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act during a press conference at the Statehouse in Indianapolis on Monday.

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