The General Assembly's religious freedom bill hardly is necessary and perhaps ineffective. Aren't there other issues that deserve attention?
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 3:00 am (Updated: March 27, 3:01 am)
The issue of guaranteeing religious freedom emerged this month in a bill that sailed through the General Assembly and was vetoed last week by Gov. Steve Beshear.
We certainly are proponents of religious freedom and supporters of those rights as enumerated in the U.S. and state constitutions, but to us this seems sort of like the below-the-radar constitutional amendment on hunting that the voters swallowed last November:
Why are our elected leaders spending time on something esoteric and unnecessary?
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