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Indiana & Arkansas Revised Their Discriminatory Religious Freedom Bills… But Did They Change Enough?

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This is a step in the right direction, but we think more still needs to be done.

Indiana and Arkansas made national headlines over the past week for trying to implement discriminatory bills into law that could allow businesses to refuse service to LGBT patrons.

Republican Gov. Mike Pence first signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act last Thursday, and since then, companies, celebrities, and people all across America have spoken out against the decision.

Now, a week after the initial bill passed, both states at the center of the scandal have signed revisions to the controversial law.

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Arkansas Governor Refuses To Sign Religious Freedom Bill! Find Out How His Own Son Changed His Mind For The Better HERE!

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It was because of his son that he didn't sign this bill.

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson surprised many on Wednesday when he announced that he would not sign his state's religious freedom bill.

[ Related: Indiana Passes Religious Freedom Bill Allows Businesses Discriminate Against LGBT ]

The Republican Governor asked for lawmakers to change the current version of the bill so that it mirrors the federal version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act — which does NOT have the provision that allows businesses to discriminate against customers of different sexual and religious orientations.

Governor Hutchinson faced criticism from a lot of sources when it was announced that he would sign the bill into law, but ultimately it was his son Seth's criticism that had the biggest impact. Hutchinson said:

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