Indiana Religious Freedom Bill
By Solo Sinimbou
Basic Background Information
The first picture is an example of people who protested and the second is comic supporting it
How Media portray the indiana religious freedom bill
The "media are misrepresenting the law" talking point was widely repeated on Fox, which ironically continued to peddle misinformation about the law as the week went on.
On Outnumbered, co-host Andrea Tantaros falsely suggested that no business would refuse service to a gay couple, declaring that she doesn't "see Christian businesses refusing to serve eggs to anyone." Fox senior political analyst Brit Hume declared that Indiana's law couldn't be discriminatory because it "never mentions gay people," ignoring that proponents of the measure explicitly intended RFRA to be used as an excuse to refuse to serve same-sex couples.
During a Tuesday afternoon press conference, Gov. Pence pledged to clarify the law to ensure that it wasn't used to justify discrimination, but blamed the media for misrepresenting RFRA: