Second Special Session House Bill 12: Religious Liberty

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Second Special Session House Bill 12: Religious Liberty
Sponsors:
Representatives Ward, Fale, Fukumoto, and McDermott
Summary:

House Bill 12 exempts certain persons from having to provide goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations that assist or promote the solemnization or celebration of any marriage or civil union, or that directly facilitate the perpetuation of any marriage or civil union, if doing so would cause such persons to violate their sincerely held religious beliefs.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.

HSLDA supports the right of private individuals, who object to same-sex marriage based on sincere religious beliefs, to be free from government coercion which would compel them to provide goods, services, or other privileges to same-sex couples.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

10/29/2013     House     Introduced; Passed first reading; Referred to the Committees on Judiciary and Finance.
01/01/2014     House     Bill died when Second Special Session closed.

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