At an Indiana Senate Rules Committee hearing Wednesday morning the extreme anti-gay bill that would repeal and replace last year's disastrousÂ legislation with something worse has died.
This article has been updated in full.
Indiana Republican State Senator R.Â Michael Young'sÂ SB 66, anti-gay legislation that would repeal last year'sÂ Religious Freedom Restoration Act, including the legislative "fix" that had to state the law could not be used to discriminate against LGBT people, is dead. Sen. Young's bill would have codified into law the right to discriminate for any reason, includingÂ and especially for religious reasons, and the right to carry a gun.
Because Sen. Young used language so sweeping and broad, his bill was being described as the original RFRA "on steroids" by Freedom Indiana.
Freedom Indiana says bill is dead for now!
â€” Freedom Indiana (@freedom_indiana) January 27, 2016
Committee chair says 'timing is wrong' to take vote on SB66/RFRA redo. No vote today & it will not advance. LGBT bills heard later today
â€” Dan Spehler (@DanSpehler) January 27, 2016
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