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Walmart CEO: Arkansas Religious Freedom Bill Doesn't Reflect Our Values

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Walmart CEO Doug McMillon is asking Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson to veto the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a bill similar to Indiana's that opponents fear could allow businesses to legally discriminate against LGBT customers. Fortune reports that the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company sent a tweet from McMillon, stating that the bill "threatens to undermine the spirit of inclusion present throughout the state of Arkansas." Here is the statement on HB1228 from Walmart: