Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Fathers & Sons

Arkansas Governor’s Son Thrust Into Spotlight Over Religious Freedom Bill -

...The younger Mr. Hutchinson surged into the spotlight on Wednesday when Governor Hutchinson said during a nationally televised news conference that his son had signed a petition urging him to veto a measure that proponents have labeled a religious freedom bill. Critics say the measure could allow individuals and businesses to discriminate against gay men and lesbians.

Mr. Hutchinson, 31, a union organizer in Austin, Tex., has long differed with his father, a onetime Republican congressman who was elected governor last fall. Among Governor Hutchinson’s four children, Seth is a self-described political outcast...

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