religious freedom http://kuow.org en Proposed Bill Would Enhance Religous Freedom Protections http://kuow.org/post/proposed-bill-would-enhance-religous-freedom-protections <p></p><p>Are Washingtonians forced by state government to act against their religious beliefs?</p><p>Last year, a Richland florist refused to provide flowers for a gay customer’s wedding. As a result, that florist is currently being sued by the state of Washington. When some Washington pharmacists felt they shouldn’t have to provide the morning-after pill to customers, the state pharmacy board jumped in.&nbsp;</p><p>Now, Spokane Valley state Senator <a href="http://mikepadden.src.wastateleg.org/">Mike Padden</a> is drawing up a bill that would limit the state from compelling citizens to act against their religious beliefs. The senator talked with Ross Reynolds. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:11:30 +0000 Ross Reynolds 20233 at http://kuow.org Proposed Bill Would Enhance Religous Freedom Protections