Do No Harm Act Introduced In Senate.

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The Do No Harm Act, a bill that's designed to ensure that the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) continues to provide important protections for religious exercise while clarifying that RFRA may not be used to discriminate against or otherwise harm others, was introduced in the U.S. Senate in May.

U.S. Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) introduced the legislation; a House version, sponsored by U.S. Reps. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D-Va.) and Joseph Kennedy (D-Mass.), was introduced last year. It now has over 100 House co-sponsors.

Americans United supports the legislation. AU President and CEO Rachel Laser said in a statement that "the Do No Harm Act will ensure that we honor two core...

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