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Good morning, governor

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WAKEUP CALL: Protestors outside the governor's mansion at 6:00 a.m. - BRIAN CHILSON
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  • WAKEUP CALL: Protestors outside the governor's mansion at 6:00 a.m.

Protestors gathered at the governor's mansion at 6:00 this morning to protest HB1228, the so-called "religious conscience" bill. The group was led by Rev. Marie Mainard O'Connell (on the left right in the picture above). Photographer Brian Chilson was on hand (you can see more pictures at his Facebook page). 

The protestors made reference to the state's history of segregation, using artist V.L. Cox's "End Hate" installation of doors

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In case you missed it, late last week that other HRC spoke out against the similar bill passed into law in Indiana:

 
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