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March 2, 2016

Religious liberty legislation attracts more media attention

The steady drumbeat of editorials and opinion pieces opposing HB 757, in its current form, continue to circulate in the press. Governor Nathan Deal and other influential Georgians have also weighed in on this sensitive topic.  HB 757 was passed by the Georgia House and modified by the Senate.  The legislation has returned to the House where the Senate's changes are under careful consideration.

AJC: The growing corporate backlash to Georgia’s ‘religious liberty’ bill

AJC: Business fears rise amid ‘religious freedom’ debate

Project Q: Deal: No ‘perceived discrimination’ in Georgia

MetroAtlantaCEO.com: Atlanta Hawks’ Vice Chair Grant Hill Joins Georgia Prospers Advisory Board

Georgia Voice: Here’s another $650,000 Georgia will lose if HB 757 passes

Ledger Enquirer: Marisa Flores: Discrimination is not a conservative value

Dana Barrett: The Business Impact of Georgia HB 757

Fannin Sentinel: Georgia must remain ‘the state too busy to hate’

Cherokee Tribune: Religious freedom 1, money, 0 ... for right now

GA POL: Governor Deal: Protecting Religious Freedom Does Not Require Discrimination

GEORGIA TIPSHEET: GOP GROUP OPPOSES RELIGIOUS LIBERTY BILL

GEORGIA TIPSHEET: EX-SANTORUM AIDE: GEORGIA DOESN’T NEED A RELIGIOUS LIBERTY BILL

Metro Atlanta CEO: Atlanta Hawks’ Vice Chair Grant Hill Joins Georgia Prospers Advisory Board

WXIA: Hill Joins Group Fighting Religious Freedom Bill