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Human Rights Commission: Pence’s Job Approval Numbers Take Hit after RFRA

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): Regardless of how you felt about the RFRA controversy new polling data shows that Governor Mike Pence‘s public opinion took a big blow.

The polling data was released on Monday by the Human Rights Campaign, the polling itself was done by an independent firm. The data shows that 75% of likely Hoosier voters thought that Pence‘s push for RFRA ultimately damaged in the state’s business climate.

His job approval also took a big hit dropping from 66% favorable to just 39% favorable. Republican voters alone thought 64-13 percent that the controversy was damaged for the state’s economy. Overall 47% of voters think the state is on the wrong track while 43% believe it’s on the right track.

HRC Communications Director Jason Rahlan says that the data is a firm statement by potential voters to Gov. Pence and other likeminded lawmakers that bills targeting LGBT groups are wrong.

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