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In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, we report on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Brian Sims and Tammy Baldwin, and their work to advance the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Learn about legislation related to same-sex marriage, adoption, and other issues in gay politics that will impact the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans.

After a week of intense criticism, the Indiana governor signed an amendment that he said will 'clarify' the intent of his state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

7:54 PM

Officials with the schools competing in this weekend's NCAA finals are speaking out on Indiana's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

5:57 PM

Lawmakers rushed through a revised bill claiming to protect religious freedom, which Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed this afternoon.

5:16 PM Updated

Georgia's discriminatory 'religious freedom' bill may die when the legislature adjourns tonight, but some businesspeople would like to see it passed.

4:34 PM

The company's CEO says Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act is 'brutal, it's unfair, it's unjust, and to has to change.'

3:49 PM

What the GOP field for president says about Indiana's discriminatory law gets a little murkier.

12:32 PM

Trans? Need to use the bathroom? Not if the potty police in these six states have anything to do about it!

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