Plans to Introduce State RFRA
Plans to Increase Current Religious Freedom Protection
- replace “substantial burden” with “any burden”
2014-15 Federal RFRA Cases
- Hobby Lobby
2014-15 Religious Exemptions for Performing Same-Sex Marriages
- North Carolina – Plans to introduce bill that would protect the jobs of magistrates, registrars of deeds and their employees who refuse to officiate at weddings for members of the same-sex if their refusal is based on religious beliefs.
- Utah – Likely to introduce legislation ensuring that churches and clergy won’t be forced to perform marriages. See Lee Davidson, Utah governor: Gay marriage may drive religious-freedom law, The Salt Lake Tribune