Julian Bond was at the forefront of the civil rights battles of the mid-20th century. He says the 'religious discrimination' bills now cropping up all over the nation are a return to the institutional intolerance of those days.
In a Wall Street Journal piece, Gov. Mike Pence says his state's new 'religious freedom' law is not a license to discriminate against LGBT people.
The revived bill just needs a House vote and the governor's promised signature to become law.
Originally, "Religious Freedom Restoration" acts were championed by liberal-leaning politicians and organizations.
Gov. Mike Pence has said he was 'proud' to sign the 'religious freedom' bill and promised that 'we're not going to change the law,' but members of his own party are in full damage-control mode.
The economy will be damaged in places where license to discriminate laws move forward, he warns.
A closer look at who attended a private signing ceremony finds some cheerleaders for discrimination.