Sports World Criticizes Indiana Law
NASCAR has joined the chorus of voices from the sports world criticizing Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The NBA, WNBA and NCAA had already voiced concerns about the law, which critics say could allow for discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence asked the state legislature to clarify the law and that process is underway. The NCAA is based in Indianapolis and is holding the Final Four there this weekend.
Here & Now sports analyst Mike Pesca joins host Robin Young with details.
- Mike Pesca, Here & Now sports analyst and host of Slate’s daily podcast The Gist. He tweets @pescami.
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