(Worthy News) - The influence of the entertainment and business lobbies was powerfully felt Monday when Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal knuckled under to a tidal wave of pressure by vetoing a religious liberty bill.
Mr. Deal, a Republican, said House Bill 757, which sought to protect religious wedding vendors from participating in same-sex marriage ceremonies, was not warranted in Georgia, where no such disputes have risen — yet.
“While most people would agree that the government should not force such actions, there has not been a single instance of such taking place in Georgia,” the governor said in a statement. “If there has been any case of this type in our state it has not been called to my attention.” [ Source ]
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