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Religious Freedom: where to draw the line

There’s big news around freedom of religion in our region. In Indiana, a controversial religious freedom bill is set to become law today. It would let business owners decline to provide services to same-sex couples. The Indiana House passed it earlier this week, and the governor will sign it today. In Illinois, state Representative Mary Flowers recently introduced a bill that would let public school students pray or hold religious meetings in groups during the school day. In a release, Flowers said she introduced the measure quote “so children can understand the importance of the bible and know what the bible is. The bible is the basic instructions before leaving earth." Northwestern University Law and Political Science Professor Andrew Koppelman talks about the line between freedom of religion, and freedom from religion.(Flickr/freestock.ca)

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