The Louisiana governor claims the bill won't really allow discrimination against same-sex couples, but opponents say it will do just that.
A candidate for the priesthood openly discusses being gay in a column published today, but points out that he is more than his sexual orientation.
The legislation is broader than measures caused outcry in other states, but Jindal says passing it is one of his priorities.
The state hires a prominent PR firm to help rebuild its image, while a poll finds most residents don't approve of faith-based antigay discrimination.
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll finds a majority of respondents don't think businesses should be able to turn away the gays.