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Michigan’s Republican governor would veto religious freedom bill

“Given all the events that are happening in Indiana, I thought it would be good to clarify my position. I would veto RFRA legislation in Michigan if it is a standalone piece of legislation.”

Gov. Rick Snyder - Credit: Michigan Municipal League/flickr

Gov. Rick Snyder – Credit: Michigan Municipal League/flickr

— Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R), according to the Detroit Free Press. Snyder’s remarks come after lawmakers in Indiana and Arkansas were forced to narrow the scope of religious freedom measures in those two states in response to national outcry that the bills would allow LGBT discrimination and pressure from corporate America.

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Justin Snow is Metro Weekly's former political editor and White House correspondent. Follow him on Twitter @JustinCSnow.

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