Watch Indiana Governor Mike Pence show off his excellent skill – the skill of dodging questions.
On Sunday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence told George Stephanopoulos that he will not change the anti-gay “religious freedom” bill. Pence also clarifies that he’s “proud” of the bill.
As you know, Indiana has been in the news recently – and not for a good reason. After the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (a bill designed to discriminate against gay people) was passed, Indiana and Governor Mike Pence have been subjected to much scrutiny. Thousands have protested outside the Indiana Statehouse. Indiana has already lost money and businesses over this controversial bill. This comes as no surprise. After all, this bill allows businesses to deny services based on religious reasons. Basically, if you’ve “sinned” according to the Bible, businesses can refuse to serve you.
- LGBT people
- Single unwed mothers
- Divorced couples
- People who eat shrimp
- People who have tattoos
And the list goes on and on…
Christians can refuse service to Jews and Muslims. Muslims can refuse service to Christians. Buddhists can refuse service to Christians. This law opens the door for discrimination and quite frankly, opens a huge can of worms.
In the following video, Indiana Governor Mike Pence is asked 6 times whether or not this bill will allow businesses to refuse service to gay people. Pence’s dodges the question all 6 times. At the end of the interview, Pence is asked twice whether he thinks it should be legal in the state of Indiana to discriminate against gays and lesbians. Pence answers by dodging the question both times.
In the interview, Pence also states that he will not push for anti-discrimination laws for gay people. Another slap in the face to the LGBT community. It seems as if Governor Mike Pence enjoys digging himself into a deeper and deeper hole.
View the video below.