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A one-time foe takes on 'religious liberty' bills for gay rights group

A prominent Republican whose name will be forever associated with an unhappy milestone in the gay rights movement is about to jump into Georgia's “religious liberty” fray – but on the side of those who say two bills now under consideration are intended to permit discrimination against gay couples.

Michael Bowers served 16 years as Georgia's attorney general, resigning to make an unsuccessful run for governor in 1998. He remains a prominent GOP fixer.

Read more: http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2015/02/21/a-one-time-foe-takes-on-religious-liberty-bills-for-gay-rights-group/

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