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Georgia Governor Declares He Will VETO The State's Anti-Gay Bill!

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This is great news!

Georgia governor Nathan Deal has announced he WILL veto that "religious liberty" bill that was so controversial the last several weeks in the state and throughout the country.

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Speaking on Monday, Governor Deal stated unequivocally House Bill 757 "doesn't reflect the character of our state."

He added some very strong words against the measure, which would have granted faith-based organizations the right to deny service to those who violated their "sincerely held religious belief," as well as allowing those organizations to fire employees.

Deal went on to say:

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Georgia State Legislature Passes Anti-Gay 'Religious Liberty' Bill — But Will It Stick?

Georgia lawmakers pass anti-gay 'Religious Liberty Bill'.

This is just awful.

On Wednesday, Georgia state legislature passed a religious freedom bill which has been labeled by the document's opponents as being discriminatory towards same-sex couples. Oh no!

The bill, known as the Religious Liberty Bill, has thankfully yet to be signed into law by the state's Governor Nathan Deal. It's said that the governor is VEHEMENT that he will not be signing the legislation that focuses on discrimination. Currently, Deal's office has yet to comment on the situation.

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Unfortunately, this is not the first bill of its kind to try in get passed in the U.S. Most recently,

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