West Virginia Senate Defeats Amended RFRA Bill

West Virginia Senate Defeats Amended RFRA Bill

Written by Don Byrd [UPDATE 3/3: The West Virginia Senate voted 27-7 to reject the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bill. The bill underwent significant modifications after passage in the House. Some Senate members expressed support for the original bill but...
West Virginia House Passes RFRA Legislation

West Virginia House Passes RFRA Legislation

Written by Don Byrd The West Virginia House of Delegates today voted 72-26 to pass a state Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bill. Like other RFRA bills and their federal counterpart, West Virginia’s (HB 4012) would allow the state to substantially burden...