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Supporters file second 'religious liberty' bill in Georgia

Georgia lawmakers supporting “religious liberty” efforts at the state Capitol doubled-down Wednesday by introducing a second bill to prevent government intrusion on faith-based beliefs.

Senate Bill 129, sponsored by state Sen. Josh McKoon, R-Columbus, uses the same language as federal legislation passed by Congress in 1993 and signed by President Bill Clinton. It asserts that government has to show a compelling interest for why its policy should override an individual's religious freedom.

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