Good News for Common sense!
Great news coming out of Georgia! Gov. Nathan Deal has vetoed the controversial anti-gay bill that would have allowed churches and other faith-based organizations to refuse performing same-sex marriages. The bill would have also given people the right to refuse service and even employment to anyone “whose religious beliefs or practices or lack of either are not in accord with the faith-based organization’s sincerely held religious belief.”
The bill passed the Georgia’s state legislature last week and became controversial on day one. Major companies and organizations from across the nation spoke out against it and even threatened to move production to other states if Gov. Deal had chosen to sign the bill into law.
At a news conference this morning, Gov. Deal stated, “I do not think that we have to discriminate against anyone to protect the faith-based community in Georgia.”
We must confess that if companies like Coca-Cola and big…
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