Conservatives React To Deal's Veto Of 'Religious Liberty' Bill

Mar 30, 2016

There’s been a tremendous backlash in the conservative faith community after Governor Deal announced he will veto the “religious liberty” bill. Our panel of insiders discusses how the governor came to his decision and what supporters of the bill plan to do next to give the measure new life.

Then, how is Georgia’s Islamic community responding to the rhetoric from Donald Trump and Ted Cruz about American Muslims? We talk with one of the community’s most visible leaders, Soumaya Khalifa, head of the Islamic Speakers Bureau in Atlanta. And we talk to FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett about how law enforcement works with Muslims here to stay on top of possible threats.

Jim Galloway – AJC political writer

Eric Tanenblatt – Republican insider

Liz Flowers – Democratic strategist