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Next Steps Concerning the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA)
Following signing of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA)
into law last week by Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R), NACAC leadership and staff collected comments from local members in Indianapolis, our legal counsel and colleagues in the higher education community to determine prudent next steps concerning the legislation.
The national landscape surrounding Indiana’s “religious freedom” legislation and similar laws being considered in other states continues to change as state, local and national leaders weigh in on the laws’ social justice and economic effect. (Pence called on lawmakers last week to pass legislation clarifying it does not allow business owners to discriminate in providing services, which it subsequently did. Pence signed the “fix” into law.) Read more.
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