The head of a Colorado-based Church says that uses marijuana as part of the sacrament says he’s gotten calls from Indiana from individuals who want use pot, saying its part of their religious practices so its covered by the newly signed Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Governor Mike Pence signed RFRA into law Thursday. Supporters say it was needed to protect religious liberty while opponents argued it promoted religious discrimination.
Rev. Brandon Baker is the head of Green Faith Ministries, which uses marijuana as part of its sacrament. He tells Indy Politics that not only do they believe that under RFRA they could expand their church into Indiana, but have received several inquiries about doing so.
You can hear Baker’s comments above in the Leon-Tailored Audio. They run approximately 15 minutes.