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Salem, OR—Governor Brown released the following statement today regarding Indiana's "religious objections" law.

“Indiana's new law offends me. No individual, regardless of where they live or whom they love, should suffer discrimination. I urge state leaders in Indiana to take swift action to prohibit discrimination and reverse the damaging impact of this law. Oregonians continually demonstrate a strong belief in fairness and equal treatment under the law. As recently as 2013, Oregon voters have defeated proposals similar to Indiana's law, underscoring our shared values and rejecting discrimination. I encourage Oregonians to join me in expressing their concerns about this erosion of individual rights in Indiana and anywhere it may occur.”

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Attachments

Melissa Navas
503-378-5965
melissa.navas@oregon.gov
Chris Pair
503-378-5040
chris.pair@oregon.gov
Categories:
Equality & Diversity
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