For instance, some states have a version of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Portfolio Committee chairperson Hlomane Chauke said the bill still had to be debated in the National Assembly, passed and then signed by the president before it was implemented. It will appeal to readers who have an interest in gay and lesbian studies, political theory, constitutional law, and the role of religion in the contemporary United States. When the governor vetoed the bill, the legislature overrode the veto. When the governor vetoed the bill, the legislature overrode the veto. And many of them are not going to feel inclined to do so. Whether more states will do so is uncertain.
For clerks, laws like this could enable them to refrain from issuing licenses without fearing adverse action by the government, Severino explained.
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Table of Contents Preface 1. The couple might sue the state agency responsible for the licensing. Setting the Stage 2. For instance, some states have a version of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The county clerk Gwen Pope had been serving since but resigned her position on July 5. Challenges vary by state.
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