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How Pine Belt lawmakers voted on controversial religious liberty bill

A bill that proponents say will protect people with religious beliefs from being discriminated against is heading to the Governor. Photo Credit: WLBT A bill that proponents say will protect people with religious beliefs from being discriminated against is heading to the Governor. Photo Credit: WLBT
PINE BELT (WDAM) -

Mississippi House Bill 1523, also known as the religious liberty bill, has garnered national attention. How did your lawmaker vote on the bill?

Here are how Pine Belt lawmakers voted:

House of Representatives: 

Those who voted yes: 

  • Larry Byrd
  • Brad Touchstone
  • Shane Barnett
  • Herb Frierson
  • Chris Johnson
  • Ken Morgan
  • Bill Pigott
  • Noah Sanford
  • Bobby Shows
  • Garry Staples

Those who voted no:

  • Toby Barker
  • Percy Watson
  • Omeria Scott

Senate:

Those who voted yes:

  • Joey Fillingane
  • Chris McDaniel
  • John Polk

Those voted no:

  • Juan Barnett

Absent:

  • Billy Hudson

To see how the House of Representatives voted, click here. To see how the Senate voted, click here. 

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