|Posted on 5/24/2016 11:13:00 AM.|
On a 3-2 vote a Senate committee voted against the Pastor
Protection Act, which would have provided protection for religious organizations
if they refuse to perform a same sex marriage. Bossier City Representative Mike
Johnson says this bill is NOT as expansive as some of the religious freedom
bills passed in other states.
|Mike Johnson, JP Morrell, Pastor Protection Act, Senate Judiciary B|
|Posted on 4/12/2016 1:58:00 PM.|
The House Civil Law Committee has passed the “Pastor Protection Act” today on a 7-3 vote. The bill would allow ministers and clergy members to refuse to conduct a same sex marriage. Lester Perryman, with the Human Rights campaign, questions why Louisiana needs this legislation.
|Lester Perryman, Mike Johnson, John Bel Edwards, Pastor Protection Act|
|Posted on 4/12/2016 4:42:00 AM.|
The House Civil Law Committee will hear testimony today on the “Pastor Protection Act,” which would allow a clergy member or religious organization to deny participation in a same sex marriage. Author of the bill, Bossier City Representative Mike Johnson, says the bill is a basic measure of protection and a harmless piece of legislation.
|Mike Johnson, Matthew Patterson, Pastor Protection Act|
|Posted on 3/17/2016 3:04:00 AM.|
A bill has been introduced in the current regular legislative session to allow a religious organization or clergy member to refuse participation in a same sex marriage. Author of the Pastor Protection Act, Bossier City Representative Mike Johnson, says the bill simply protects an individual’s religious belief.
|Pastor Protection Act, Mike Johnson, regular legislative session|