The Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), or SB 2681, has dropped its language about religious freedom following a vote from the state's House yesterday, but a study committee has been formed "to investigate how to pass such a bill in the future," ThinkProgress reported.
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While this bill cites religion as its motivation and justification, equality organizations and religious leaders in the state have spoken out, strongly condemning its discriminatory essence.