SB 2681, again. Discrimination back on the table. (With only 13 minutes to spare).

Sometimes I feel like Conrad got “Heart of Darkness” so terribly wrong…

Sourcerer

NOSB

Remember that Mississippi Senate Bill I spent a whole week stirring up outrage against? The one that so many people opposed, the MS House of Representatives was afraid to just go ahead and pass it on the floor? The one they amended to create a study committee? Well, I have no idea what the status of the study committee is in the bill that was filed at 7:47 tonight (the deadline was 8 p.m.). But look at what’s going back to both chambers for an up-or-down vote, and thanks to our friends at Deep South Progressive for telling us something the local news might not mention at all.

Section 1 of the bill says, “Government shall not substantially burden a person’s exercise of religion even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability, except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection.”

In practical terms, for example…

View original post 584 more words

Advertisements

One thought on “SB 2681, again. Discrimination back on the table. (With only 13 minutes to spare).

  1. Thanks for this reblog. I’ll have more to say about it tomorrow, I hope. Haven’t even had the chance to see what the organizations are saying about it yet, and no time to check with them until late this evening.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s