The Hoosier State is at the center of a national controversy because of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which Gov. Mike Pence signed into law yesterday.
In part, the law provides that the government may not substantially burden a person’s right to practice their religion unless it is essential for a compelling governmental interest and is the least restrictive way of doing so. means of doing so.
It’s billed as a protection of religious freedom, and as a Christian and a pastor, I’m all for that.
But this law isn’t so much about religious freedom as about something that has become a symbol for the latest battle in our culture war—wedding cake.