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Your copy of Georgia's latest 'religious liberty' bill

The debate over "religious liberty" came roaring back to the statehouse this week, when state Sen. Marty Harbin introduced a one-page, 18-line proposal that would require the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act to apply in Georgia.

Our AJC colleague Kristina Torres broke the story here and Aaron Gould Sheinin told you why it's not likely to become law.

That's not likely to stop supporters, who told Sheinin it was designed to be narrowly-tailored in order to give it an easier path this legislative session. Senate Bill 233 is significantly scaled down from the eight-page legislation that Deal vetoed last year.

Here's your copy of the measure:


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Greg Bluestein is a political reporter who covers the governor's office and state politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.