The First Church of Cannabis is happy about Trump’s religious freedom order

The First Church of Cannabis is inextricably linked to Mike Pence. The Indianapolis-based group, which holds services every Wednesday, came into being because of a law signed by the then-governor in 2015: the Religious Freedom Restoration Act , which granted religious freedom rights to corporations and allowed the exercise of religion as a defense in legal proceedings and was widely criticized for being discriminatory and “anti-gay,” as seen in how it inspired one pizza parlor to preemptively refuse service to any hypothetical same-sex couples who might have requested wedding catering.

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