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House committee passes bill to allow private adoption agencies to deny gay adoption

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The Florida House Judiciary Committee today passed a controversial “conscience protection” bill (HB 7111) that would allow private adoption agencies to refuse child placements with gay couples. Conscience protection legislation grants a person or an entity the ability to refuse to perform an otherwise required duty, because the individual or entity violates their religious or moral conviction, explained the bill’s sponsor, Sanford Republican Jason Brodeur. Brodeur maintained that the bill was not proposed (in the middle of the legislative session)…

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Mitch Perry Report for 3.30.15 — Mike Pence’s big moment

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Happy Monday to y’all. If you could only watch one public affairs show on Sunday, that show was ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, where two men with possible presidential aspirations gave interesting interviews. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said several times in his live one-on-one that he was grateful to get the opportunity to explain Indiana’s extremely controversial “Religious Freedom Act.” But you have to wonder if he felt that way after the interview ended, since the big news at…

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